According to the American Cancer Society, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime, making breast cancer the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women worldwide. That's more than the entire student populations of Radford and Virginia Tech combined.
Manage your weight: Research showsthe more body weightyou have the more your body produces and stores estrogen and estrogen stimulates tumor growth.
She advised community members to visit their primary care physicians for an annual wellness checkup, whether they are well are not.
The risk of breast cancer increases with increasing age.
Mustapha who is passionate about solving practical problems has created a hypothetical algorithm that makes it easier for women to quickly detect breast cancer.
According to the National Cancer Institute, approximately 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer at some point in their life.
In March, the American College of Radiology and the Society of Breast Imaging released new guidelines for breast cancer screening in women at greater than average risk. Proceeds from shirt sales are donated to Pink Pursuit a non-for-profit organization in Columbia that raises money to provide mammogram services to Missouri patients whether insured, under insured or uninsured. Yet breast cancer also has one of the highest survival rates, largely thanks to early detection services such as screening mammograms.
"Everyone agrees that mammography saves lives", said Dr. Bethany Niell, section chief of breast imaging at Moffitt Cancer Center.
Some women believe having dense breasts alone should qualify them for MRI screening. And that starts with a yearly screening. She is also, involved in community outreach and breast health education.
Elements Salon Studios, located off of Pearl St.in Chippewa Falls, hosted its grand opening celebration with a breast cancer awareness-related theme Thursday evening.
This year's campaign comes just one week after authors of a new study from Harvard University announced that regularly eating processed meats can increase a woman's risk of breast cancer by 9%. "They called me and said I have invasive ductal carcinoma which is a form of breast cancer".
These recommendations are for women of average risk.