According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, other than skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women. It is known that getting mammograms regularly can lower the risk of dying from breast cancer.
To point out the obvious: they’re both in October. Both National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Halloween happen every year in October. On one hand, they’re both frightening and appearance-altering. On the more practical side, they both have a focus on safety and preparation. National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an opportunity to promote education […]breast cancer, Facebook, health month, social media, Twitter
A recent and highly controversial article by Mary-Claire King, the geneticist who identified the first breast cancer gene, has reignited the debate over population-wide genetic testing. King and her colleagues are now recommending that all women, regardless of their personal and family health histories, be screened at about age 30 for the two most common […]breast cancer, breast cancer awareness month, uspstf
How do women make decisions regarding their breast health? Do they schedule an appointment to see their doctor or search the Internet for the latest medical research? The numbers show that women are more likely to turn to friends and family or social media to learn information on medical issues. So how can you successfully […]awareness month, breast cancer, social media, tweet, Twitter, women's health