October: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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“Every woman needs to know the facts. And the fact is, when it comes to breast cancer, every woman is at risk.” Debbie Wasserman Schultz

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. As such, we have assembled a list of important articles that are geared towards prevention and early diagnosis.

“About 1 in 8 women in the United States will develop breast cancer by the age of 95. Genetics play a strong role in some cases, but lifestyle and dietary factors may also play a role in many cases. Here are 17 foods that prevent breast cancer or, once the cancer has developed, prevent it from spreading.” Take a look at these 17 super foods in the link below.

http://www.healthdiaries.com/eatthis/17-foods-that-prevent-breast-cancer.html

“Every person should know the symptoms and signs of breast cancer, and any time an abnormality is discovered, it should be investigated by a healthcare professional.” Explore the link below for signs and symptoms to be aware of. This site provides an easily understandable guide to self-examination and overall symptoms.

http://www.nationalbreastcancer.org/early-detection-of-breast-cancer

Debunk myths! Examine the common misconceptions surrounding breast cancer using the link below.

http://www.nationalbreastcancer.org/breast-cancer-myths