Breast Cancer Information

Breast Cancer Information

Do You Know Some Nutrients Help Prevent Breast Cancer?


Breast cancer today is one of the most threatening conditions that a woman might have. A woman's breast undergoes a lot of changes during her lifetime.

Breast Cancer - 101


The cancer is a term for diseases in which abnormal cells divide uncontrollably invading near by tissue and spreading to other parts of the body via blood stream or lymphatic system.Similarly, in breast cancer, a single cell begins to divide and grow abnormally.

Finding Your Spiritual Strength in the Midst of Your Emotional Turmoil


There were so many emotions that I experienced in 2003 when the doctor confirmed I had Breast Cancer; I was overwhelmed. That was a point in my life that seemed to play out in slow motion.

Emotional Responses to Breast Cancer - Understanding the One You Love


Being diagnosed with breast cancer is a life-changing event. A torrent of feelings wash over the survivor.

Your Risk of Cancer Can Increase With Weight Gain!


We hear it all the time?lose weight for your health. Few people however, realize the extent to which this is critical to their physical well-being and ultimately their life expectancy.

Mammogram and Breast Cancer Screening


Cancer screening The term screening is commonly used for a test that is used for evaluation of a person for possible disease without the person ever having any symptoms or signs of the disease. Screening tests are usually undertaken in a target population, which has significantly high risk of developing the disease.

Mammograms Are No Joke - They Can Save Lives!


There are so many jokes about mammograms! Have you heard the one about the fridge door ?or the bookends ?or the garage floor? Thanks to all the jokes, "Mammogram" has become a household word, and it's not that I don't have a sense of humor, but as a mammography technologist, I've heard the jokes many times. I think the jokes are embarrassing for women and demeaning with regard to their physical bodies.

Finding the Spirit - Identifying the Enemy


In the daily fight for survival our vision is blurred because our health is compromised. This is when the enemy attacks- we lose focus and become vulnerable.

Breast Cancer Awareness and Prevention Tips


October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Men and women can take preventative steps for avoiding breast cancer and staying healthy.

Breast Cancer


In December of 2001, breast cancer was the furthest thing from my mind. I was busy.

Are Obese Women Getting Short-Changed By Chemotherapy Treatments?


How much chemotherapy does an obese woman need? Typically an obese woman with breast cancer would receive reduced doses of chemotherapy as they battle breast cancer.Back in June of 2005, a study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine concluded that obese women should receive chemotherapy based on their actual weight, and not in reduced as amounts as it the standard practice.

A Tool for Early Breast Cancer Screening


Who isn't familiar with the expression, "early detection is the best prevention?" We hear this term throughout the year and most everyone is familiar with this "catch phrase" as it relates to breast cancer. Obviously, a woman's chance for survival improves when a cancer is found early.

Early Breast Cancer Detection


Most women are familiar with mammography as our "gold standard" for breast cancer screening. However, there are additional tools available that women can add to their arsenal.

Screening For Breast Cancer With No Compression And No Radiation


Who would have thought that a technology for detecting breast cancer used today actually had its' roots dating back to 480 B.C.

Lets Start Screening For Breast Health


In the United States, American women are told to begin annual mammographic screening for breast cancer at the age of 40. Long before we've reached this age, we are advised to perform a monthly breast exam and see our doctors for a clinical breast exam (CBE) annually as well.

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