Breast Cancer Signs and Symptoms

A symptom is a change in the body that a person can see and/or feel. A sign is a change that the doctor sees during an examination or on a laboratory test result. If you have any of the symptoms below, it does not mean you have cancer but you…...

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We want to draw your attention to this occasion because it has become the leading cause of global cancer incidence despite significant improvements in breast cancer treatment and detection technology. In 2020, there were more than 2.3 million new diagnoses, representing 11.7% of all…...

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8 Tips to Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk

The risk of breast cancer increases as women grow older. Men are also susceptible to breast cancer, so all adults should be proactive. Although incidences of breast cancer are lower in East Asia than in other regions, the rate of breast cancer incidence in East Asia is rising rapidly. The…...

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Don’t Delay: Skipping One Mammogram Can Significantly Increase Risk of Death from Breast Cancer

One mammogram every two years doesn’t sound so bad – but what happens if a woman skips one? A recent study warns that skipping just one mammogram before being diagnosed with cancer significantly increases a woman’s probability of dying from the disease. Mammograms allow medical professionals to examine an x-ray…...

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The Forgotten Men of Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Awareness Month, observed during October, presents many opportunities to acknowledge patients and survivors as well as opportunities to remind women to schedule their regular screening. The world lights up in pink, the color of the breast cancer ribbon, and shares messages of support to those affected. With 1…...

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Breast Cancer Signs and Symptoms

A symptom is a change in the body that a person can see and/or feel. A sign is a change that the doctor sees during an examination or on a laboratory test result. If you have any of the symptoms below, it does not mean you have cancer but you…...

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Self-Exam for Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Self-Exam Tips Women 20 years of age and older should be proactive about detecting breast cancer. Follow the instructions below to examine your breasts. Lying down, place a towel or pillow under your right shoulder and put your right hand behind your head. Examine your right breast with…...

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Screening for Breast Cancer

Early Detection saves lives! The earlier breast cancer is diagnosed the better the chance of recovery. Women can take proactive steps to know their family history, risk factors, and especially their own bodies. It is important to be vigilant....

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month Recipe: Pink Smoothie

Ingredients: 1 cup frozen mixed berries (or fresh if in season) 1 frozen ripe banana ½ cup of low fat plain Greek yogurt 1/4 cup of orange juice 1 teaspoon of honey or maple syrup 1 tablespoon of peanut butter (optional) Combine all the ingredients in a blender until smooth…...

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