The National Breast Cancer Foundation recommends women over 40 get a mammogram every one or two years. Those with a family history of breast cancer and other risk factors should talk with their health care provider about starting sooner.
Submitted by Kassi Roselius, M.D., M.P.H. One in eight women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Health Services Public Health Department would like to offer education about Read More »
Contributed by Lenzy Krehbiel-Burton Come Oct. 1, be prepared for the pink-out. For more than 30 years, October has been observed as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. About 40,000 women and 2,000 men annually are diagnosed with the disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data show. Those figures do not include recently published American Cancer Read More »