Every October we celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness month, a chance to celebrate survivors, mourn loved ones, encourage those who are still fighting and raise overall awareness of the disease. While it is well known that
It’s awkward. It’s uncomfortable. I can’t afford it. My family doesn’t have a history of breast cancer. Is a mammogram really that important? During October, women’s health organizations band together for Breast Cancer Awareness Month,
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New guidelines from the American Cancer Society (ACS) recommend later, less frequent mammograms for most women. What does this mean for you? On Oct. 20, the ACS released new guidelines for breast cancer screening for women
In the past year, celebrities including Angelina Jolie have shined a spotlight on the gene mutations linked to breast cancer by sharing their own experiences. If you have a family history of breast cancer, you
Approximately 232,000 people were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013, according to the American Cancer Society. Women should begin performing breast self-exams (BSEs) in their 20s and speak with their health care provider about any