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What Are the Pros and Cons of Self-Exams?

What Are the Pros and Cons of Self-Exams?

Have you made breast self-exams a monthly habit? Along with annual screenings for breast abnormalities with your doctor, women are often instructed to learn how to perform their own examinations to complete each month. Are these exams a good idea? …

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Breast Cancer Awareness: Importance of Screening

Breast Cancer Awareness: Importance of Screening

Just how important are screenings for breast cancer? The American Cancer Society reports that breast cancer screening tests save thousands of lives each year and have the potential to save many more if more women and health care providers took …

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Importance of Screening for Breast, Cervical and Colon Cancers

Importance of Screening for Breast, Cervical and Colon Cancers

It’s easy to think that cancer only happens to other people, but in reality it can strike anyone at any time without warning. Some types of cancer can be diagnosed before symptoms arise and in some cases, preventative screenings can …

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1 in 8 Women Get Breast Cancer: Reduce Your Risk

1 in 8 Women Get Breast Cancer: Reduce Your Risk

Although researchers have found some genetic, or inherited, causes of breast cancer, the cause of most cases is unknown. According to Mayo Clinic, preventing breast cancer begins with understanding the risk factors that you can control. Things like your diet …

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Breast Cancer; Let’s Fight it Together

Breast Cancer; Let’s Fight it Together

Of all the cancers that women can be diagnosed with, breast cancer is one of the most deadly. Breast cancer kills more women than any other type of cancer outside of lung cancer. It is a medical issue that all …

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