Breast Cancer Awareness Reminder: have you checked yourself?

Breast Cancer Awareness Reminder: have you checked yourself?

Learn the tips and tricks for breast self-examination and other Breast Cancer Awareness tools. Be vigilant, be aware and check regularly.

Recognize the signs and symptoms of breast cancer. Early detection can make the different in favor of a long and healthy life. Cancer survival rate is greatly improved when the cancer is found early and it still manageable. Make breast cancer awareness part of your monthly routine. It saves lives – yours!

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About the Doris A. Howell Foundation:

The Doris A. Howell Foundation for Women’s Health Research is committed to keeping the women we love healthy, advancing women’s health through research and educating women to be catalysts for improving family health in the community.

The organization does so by funding scholarships to students researching issues affecting women’s health; providing a forum for medical experts, scientists, doctors, and researchers to convey timely information on topics relevant to women’s health and the health of their families through its Lecture and Evening Series, and by funding research initiatives that improve the health of under-served women and increase awareness and advocacy in the community.

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Summary & Design prepared by Carolyn Northrup with information from the following sources:
City of Hope: http://www.cityofhope.org/blog/breast-cancer-infographic
Breast Cancer.org:  http://www.nationalbreastcancer.org/about-breast-cancer
CDC/Breast Cancer  http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/breast/basic_info/what-is-breast-cancer.htm
Cancer Center Treatment of America http://www.cancercenter.com/
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