Nov 7, 2011

Cancer


  • There will be 230,480 women diagnosed with breast cancer this year
  • Breast cancer is the 2nd most common cancer in women. SKIN cancer is #1
  • Breast cancer is the 2nd leading cause of cancer death in women... LUNG is #1
  • one in eight women will be diagnosed in their life time
Typically presents as a painless, firm mass in the breast. It doesn't usually change with menstruation.  So what is the latest recommendation on home breast exams? Stats show that 10-15% of breast cancers are not detected via imaging. These tests cost money, your hands are free. USE them monthly the week after your period starts. It can save your life!

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