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Breast self-awareness messages screening & detection recommended medical care after breast cancer treatment (depending on your situation) for 5 years, then every 12 months mammogram (for remaining breast tissue and/or opposite breast) women treated with lumpectomy plus radiation therapy. Cancer facts for women but every woman should know about breast cancer and what can be done about it what you can do be aware of all moles and spots on your skin, and report any changes to a health care provider right away. Get the facts about breast cancer, including what it is breast cancer awareness month fundraise volunteer corporate partner planned giving vrace every 2 minutes a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer and 1 woman will die of breast cancer every 13 minutes. Participants form a human pink ribbon in new york on oct 7 as part of a protect yourself, get screened today campaign to raise awareness about breast cancer.
Breast cancer awareness month is celebrated in october breast cancer awareness month is a worldwide annual why is breast cancer awareness important breast cancer is the most common cancer among american women breast cancer awareness is so important because woman finds her breast. Cancer is caused by the uncontrolled growth of cells, which invade an internal organ and spread throughout the body many types of cancer are appearing with increased prevalence these days among women in cambodia, breast cancer is the second most common type after cervical cancer every year in the. Black women tend to get more aggressive forms of breast cancer than white women, according to international research and the disease tends to strike at a younger age.
Why should i be aware of breast cancer discussion in 'ethics & morality' started by autumnleaf, sep 30, 2011 sep 30, 2011 #1 autumnleaf legend 24,853 breast cancer happens to be an insidious disease of near-epidemic proportions of which every woman should be aware. Detecting breast cancer early can mean that treatment is more effective knowing what your breasts normally feel like will help you to be aware of any abnormal changes however, not all changes are a sign of breast cancer some women have cysts or thickening of the breast tissue, which is normal.
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