We all know that October is “Breast Cancer Awareness Month“. If you are not aware then let me inform you about some things when it comes to breast cancer, early detection, etc.
First, what is breast cancer?
- Breast cancer is a disease in which the cells in the breast grown out of control .
- “The term “breast cancer” refers to a malignant tumor that has developed from cells in the breast.”
How to lower your risks..
Eating a healthy balanced diet
Maintaining a healthy weight
**Just to name a few**
Self Breast Exams
Routine Doctor/Clinical Exams
*Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women.
*African American women have the HIGHEST mortality rate from breast cancer.
*Even though it is rare, breast cancer occurs in men
*(So its not just important for women, men need to get checked as well)
*Breast cancer is the second (2nd) leading cause of death among women
I just wanted to shine some light on Breast Cancer as it breast cancer and cancer in general has affected people and women in my family. So this is pretty near and dear. If I can help someone…ANYONE bring awareness to themselves it will make me feel good. Take the time to take care of yourself ladies and get checked. The earlier you start the better your chances are of treatment and prevention.
Until next time loves ❤