WHAT: Park Ridge Health Education Series Free Seminar: It's Not Your Mother's Breast Cancer, Is It? Dr. Behr takes special interest in the spectrum of breast diseases including new breast masses, abnormal mammograms, nipple discharge, breast cancer and breast pain.
The Beckman Institute at the City of Hope Cancer Centre in California and the University of Australia in Sydney in collaboration with Zhejiang University in China have also found that women, who eat an average of 1 mushroom (10gm) per day seem to halve their risk of breast cancer.
There are more events going on all week long. Think of your Mom, sisters, daughters, nieces, grandmothers, girlfriends - all the females in your life - then imagine at least one of them developing breast cancer.
The use of mushrooms from a medicinal standpoint is becoming increasingly popular. Most research on this topic applies to high-dose estrogen pills, which were more common in the past.
It equates to a diagnosis every two minutes - and a breast cancer death every 13 minutes. Genetic testing is a complex issue and it is recommended a woman meet with a genetic counselor or breast specialist who conducts genetic testing to discuss whether or not a genetic test is right for them and whether or not the meet the criteria for a test. More people actually die each year of colon and rectal cancer than breast cancer. "Diagnosed at Stage IV, the survival rate dramatically decreases with only 15% of those diagnosed surviving for more than 5 years". Talk to a health care professional about your risk.
The statistics reveal that 38,856 women and 9,643 men were seen in the clinics, something that the organisers say is a reflection of the campaign's concerted efforts to raise awareness about the importance of regular medical examinations as a key tool for early detection and complete recovery from breast cancer.