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Can You Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer?


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.

Naural Self-Defense Against Breast Cancer - Learning to Cope Successfully with Organochlorine Pollut


What are organochlorines?Organochlorines are chemicals found in some herbicides and pesticides, in chlorine bleach and most chemical disinfectants, and many plastics, especially PVC (polyvinylchloride).Organochlorines are implicated in causing and promoting breast cancer because they mutate genes and they cause breast cells to become more receptive to a cancer-promoting chemical called estradiol.

Breast Cancer The Cure


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Antiperspirants And Breast Cancer


Most underarm antiperspirants contain as the active ingredient, Aluminium Chlorohydrate, as you will probably remember there has been controversy about Aluminium, since the 1950's when it was a popular metal used for making cooking pots, Saucepans and Fry Pans and that it could be one of the contributing factors to Alzheimer's, now we have another problem that could also be related to Aluminium, Breast Cancer.Research shows that one of the leading causes of Breast Cancer could be the use of antiperspirants.

Gift Giving for Breast Cancer Patients and Their Families


Did you know that each year, 182,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer and 43,300 die? One woman in eight either has or will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. In addition, 1,600 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer and 400 will die this year.

Fourteen Simple Things You Can Do To Reduce Your Risk for Breast Cancer


1. Increase your consumption of fresh, organic fruits and vegetables.

The News You Dont Want To Hear: Youve Got Breast Cancer


For many people being told that they have cancer is one ofthe most stressful times in their lives. Just as we think wehave everything under control, something comes along thatcan shatter even the strongest of wills.

Victorious


There it is again. I muttered to myself, frustrated as I washed my arm.

Breast Cancer Statistics - How Breast Cancer Survival Rates Increased 50%


Breast cancer statistics show that over 1.2 million persons will be diagnosed with breast cancer worldwide this year, according to the World Health Organization.

The Insidiousness of Breast Cancer and Its Current Treatment


In our modern world, the benefits that today's manufacturing and agricultural activities have brought us is more than painfully offset by the damage to our personal health and wellness. During the course of our daily lives, we are continually exposed to common household products such as detergents, insulation, fabric treatments, flame retardants, cosmetics, paints, upholstery preservatives, and coatings for electronic equipment.

Passive Smokers Can Get Breast Cancer! Learn How?


US scientists have claimed that secondhand smokers are at higher risk of Breast Cancer. Earlier, their research also led to them to the conclusion that young women smokers are more likely to get addicted to smoking than young men.

Breast Cancer Screening


Breast cancer is the second most common cancer women face second only to lung cancer, however it is the most feared cancer or disease for most women. It occurs in about 12% of women who will live to the age of 90.

New Hope to Prevent Breast Cancer: What Every Woman Needs to Know


In March, 2005, a major nutritional breakthrough in the fight against breast cancer was announced by U.S.

Breast Cancer Detection Unit for the Home


Detecting Breast Cancer early is a key step in protecting yourself from the dire consequences and risk of breast cancer. There is now some new technology using Infrared to help you do self-examinations in the privacy of your own home.

Breast Cancer for Beginners


IntroductionBecause of the social changes, which has brought increased number of workingwoman and hence delayed childbearing, there has been a steep rise in the number of breast cancer patients in the last few decades. But as the incidence of the patients has risen so has raised the modality of treatments and the success rates.

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06/23/2017 10:40 AM
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Understanding the Mechanisms of Breast Cancer
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The Funny Part of Cancer
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04/02/2017 11:41 AM
Symptoms and Protected Measures for Breast Cancer
Breast cancer, like other cancer, is very dangerous and signs or symptoms must be readily known so that the necessary actions can be taken to prevent it in its early stages. It is equally important to know some of the protective measures to be undertaken by individuals, especially women who are the most targeted culprits of this unfortunate disease.
04/01/2017 09:58 AM
Breast Cancer: Knowing The Causes and Risk Factors
The breast is one of the vital organs of the body located on the frontiers of the pectoral muscles that shields the rib cage of the body. It is made up of lobule that supplies the milk ducts with milk that finally settle at the nipple. Its chief responsibility is to breastfeed newly born babies aside other quintessential roles it plays in the entire body. It is now a common phenomenon to hear that the breasts of the majority of women and some handful of men have developed cancers. It is estimated that 16% of all cancers in females is attributed to breast cancer as well as 18.2% of all cancer deaths globally. The precise cause of breast cancer is unknown, while some recent research studies are unclear about the causes, though many researchers highly predict that the cause may issue from the multifarious relationship between the genetic structure and the environment of individuals. However, the formation of cancer in the breast is scientifically attributed to the development of a malignant tumour in either the lobules or milk ducts of the breasts.
03/29/2017 09:06 AM
Driving With Cancer
I've been hospitalized twice in my life: A tonsillectomy when I was 10 and back surgery from an accident in 2001. I've been healthy and active all of my life. This is an ongoing blog of my journey of finding DCIS, breast cancer, and the winding road to recovery.
02/22/2017 11:48 AM
Breast Cancer Treatment Cost in India, Procedures, and Symptoms
Breast Cancer: When diagnosed with breast cancer, this can be an overwhelming experience. Treatment options depend upon the stage of cancer. For early stages we have lumpectomy, mastectomy with and without reconstruction along with chemotherapy, hormone therapy and radiation.
02/21/2017 08:08 AM
Understanding the Different Types of Breast Cancer
A person's treatment options and prognosis is dependent on the specific type and progression of their breast cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, the most common types of breast cancer are ductal carcinoma in situ, invasive ductal carcinoma, and invasive lobular carcinoma.
02/08/2017 08:59 AM
Simple Tips For Detecting and Avoiding Breast Cancer
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Do You Have Any of These Breast Cancer Risk Factors?
A risk factor, in any sense, is something that increases the chances of something else happening. In the case of breast cancer, a risk factor would be something that increases your risk of getting the disease. But please don't misunderstand, having a risk factor doesn't mean you'll get cancer. While it is true that you can't change certain risk factors, such as aging and family history, there are risk factors you can, and should, control.
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Understanding the Basics of Breast Cancer
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12/29/2016 03:55 PM
Food and Breast Cancer
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12/25/2016 06:23 PM
Brave Part Two
I am brave damn it! After all, I have two bracelets that say I am, I have people tell me I am all the time, I have kids who believe me to be brave, but the morning I had to climb onto the shuttle bus I wasn't so sure that was the case. However, I climbed into the hotel shuttle bus that was going to take my baby sister and me into Tijuana to the clinic anyway.
11/18/2016 12:28 PM
Breast Cancer Survival Tips For the Elderly
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11/01/2016 04:00 PM
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October Tenth
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October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
According to the World Health Organization, breast cancer is the most common cancer among women worldwide. Hundreds of thousands of women each year are taken by this disease, affecting countries at all levels of modernization. Much of it, as proactive as we may think we are, is the product of lifestyle exposures. There are many choices we all need to make in breast cancer prevention including diet, exercise, alcohol, type and frequency of diagnostics, chemical exposures, optimizing our immune system... breast cancer prevention is multi faceted.
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04/21/2015 03:42 PM
Breast Cancer Awareness Is Only a First Step
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04/09/2015 12:33 PM
Mammography and Its Drawbacks
Mammograms are x-ray images of the breast, which are used to detect breast cancer in women at an early stage. This is usually before the disease could show any symptoms or in case of a lump or any other change in the breast.
03/05/2015 01:39 PM
Symptoms Requiring a Breast Ultrasound
If you think you need a breast ultrasound, there's no time to waste. Read up on the symptoms and schedule an appointment today.
02/10/2015 04:06 PM
Breast Cancer Information and Statistics
Breast cancer is the formation of malignant tumors that is created in the cells of the breast. Malignant tumors can grow and spread to surrounding tissues and other areas of the body. This disease almost occurs exclusively in women but in some rare cases men have been diagnosed with it as well.
02/03/2015 06:45 AM
Mammography: A Very Brief History
As medical technology has evolved, so has the process used for detecting breast cancer. Learn more about the changes mammography has underwent with the passing of time.
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Six Simple Ways To Stay Healthy Between Breast Center Visits
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Why Breast Ultrasounds And Mammograms Are Vital
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12/26/2014 06:19 AM
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11/19/2014 02:46 PM
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11/18/2014 04:26 PM
Diagnosed With Breast Cancer
Never in my life did I think that I would be diagnosed with breast cancer. It never crossed my mind as I saw my mother fight her own battle with it and then, pass away four years later after being diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Years later, my sister would be diagnosed with breast cancer.
11/11/2014 09:57 AM
Breast Cancer: Causes and Prevention
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11/11/2014 05:25 AM
Which Implant Is YOUR Choice?
When I was first diagnosed with breast cancer back in 1994 silicone implants were not an option. Because of some shoddy surgical methods that caused adverse reactions, and even rejection by women's bodies of implants made from silicone, they were pulled off the market for many years. Additionally, the tram-flap and latissimus dorsi-flap surgeries had not yet been introduced.
11/06/2014 08:12 AM
A Particular Genetic Variant Can Help Breast Cancer In Latinas
Latin American women especially those with an indigenous history might have a particular gene in them that protects them from breast cancer. Earlier epidemiological studies say that Latinas might be less prone to developing breast cancer than women from other ethnicities. Even though, the exact reasons for this result were unknown.
10/29/2014 10:59 AM
Breast Cancer: Stop and Think Before You Pink!
Every October we get a nationwide wave of pink ribbon breast cancer awareness products. Even after October it's pretty difficult to avoid getting the widespread pink ribbon marketing culture in our faces... The pink ribbon was once a good idea intended to focus attention on solving problems related to preventing and reversing breast cancer but it has become a distraction...


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