Tag Archives: screening

Mammogram

Why the Annual Mammogram Matters

By SUSAN R. DROSSMAN, ELISA R. PORT and EMILY B. SONNENBLICK | The New York Times LAST week, the American Cancer Society announced changes to its influential guidelines for breast cancer screening. The society no longer recommends that women at average risk between the ages of 40 and 44 have mammograms and advises reducing the […]

Bra Consultation

31 Important Facts About Breasts

By Elizabeth Chabner Thompson, MD, MPH | everydayHEALTH Ditch the pink this October and spread breast-cancer awareness with these 31 facts about breasts. 1. The average U.S. woman wears a size 40 D bra. This equates to about 3 lbs total or 1.5 lbs per breast. 2. In most women, the left breast is usually […]

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Finding Your New Normal

After the diagnosis and treatment, cancer survivors must learn to adjust to and recognize their body’s new normal. From skin changes, hair loss, and the physical (and psychological) effects of radical surgeries, Dr. Lindsay Sortor answers a host of questions about adapting to your body after cancer. (more…)

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Silent No More

In the fervor of spreading awareness of breast cancer in hopes that early detection will lower breast cancer rates, the stories of many women with metastatic cancer have been forgotten. Until now. (more…)

I Touch Myself

‘I Touch Myself’ Breast Cancer Anthem

© 1993 EMI Songs Australia Pty Ltd / Sony ATV Music Publishing Australia Pty Ltd. Connie Mitchell, Deborah Conway, Kate Cerebrano, Katie Noonan, Little Pattie, Megan Washington, Olivia Newton-John, Sarah Blasko, Sarah McLeod, and Suze DeMarchi – ten of the greatest Australian singers have come together to raise awareness about breast cancer and importance of […]