In the Dark about Inflammatory Breast Cancer

We are always celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness in October by wearing our supportive pink ribbons and participating in events to discover a cure for this devastating disease. Some women aren’t aware of the various types of this cancer, including one called inflammatory breast cancer. This type is rare and more aggressive than the one we … Continued

How to Take Steps for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

How to Take Steps for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is approaching, and there is something scarier than Halloween to be aware of this month. Doctors will diagnose an estimated 252,710 new cases of invasive breast cancer this year. Breast cancer awareness month is important for women to take charge to keep breast cancer from continuing to take the lives of so many. 3 … Continued

Lights out: How Urban Lighting Could be a Breast Cancer Risk Factor

Lights out: How Urban Lighting Could be a Breast Cancer Risk Factor

Did you ever think you would hear street lights being a breast cancer risk factor? A recent study states urban lighting is becoming a risk factor for breast cancer. But how does the streetlight become a risk factor for women’s health when women use street lights without even thinking about it? How Street Lights Can … Continued

Get the Feeling: Techniques for Self-breast Exams

Get the Feeling: Techniques for Self-breast Exams

A self-breast exam is considered the best way to detect the first signs of breast cancer. This simple examination doesn’t require any machines or tools to perform. Just using your fingertips to sense any bumps can help save you from breast cancer. Many women may not know what to feel for or what a bump … Continued