BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH: Screening saves lives

by Noah Mcgee October 14, 2018, 15:34
BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH: Screening saves lives

October is all about breast cancer awareness.

Limit your alcohol drinking: Perhaps an occasional drink for the heart may be good but it definitely does not fare well for women who can develop breast cancer.

As a new business in the community, Larson says it feels great to be a part of such an fantastic cause. "We are dedicated to providing state-of-the-art care as we help patients navigate through all portions of their treatment plan", says Dr. Andrade. It is open Monday- Friday starting at 9 a.m. and Saturday starting at 8 a.m.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time for us all to redouble our efforts to eradicate the second-leading killer of women in America.

The now 56-year-old executive assistant and office manager was diagnosed in November 2013, after reporting a few months late for her annual mammogram.

Although the risk for breast cancer increases with age, the American College of Radiology recommends that women start annual screenings at age 40.

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Breast cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the breast. Free screening is available between 45 and 69 through the national breast screening service.

Visit the Foundation's www.anychanges.co.nz site for more information about signs of breast cancer and how to check your breasts.

As oncology nurses, we are uniquely positioned to proactively address the disparity in breast cancer mortality in the United States. A new study indicates that this important vitamin may not only reduce breast cancer risk, but reduce breast cancer mortality.

Mammograms catch up to 87 percent of breast cancers, even before symptoms appear.

The American College of Radiologys new guidelines also recommend all women have a breast cancer risk assessment by 30, especially if they are African-American or of Ashkenazi Jewish descent, due to their unusually high risk for the disease.

“Our goal is to find cancers as early as possible to offer the best potential outcome for the patient, ” commented Vidya Pai, M.D., section head of Breast Imaging and Intervention, Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak. Breast examination is to determine any abnormality in the lymph nodes.

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