HubMob Weekly Topic: Breast Cancer Awareness

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  1. Princessa profile image81
    Princessaposted 13 years ago

    HubMob Weekly Topic: Breast Cancer Awareness

  2. Uninvited Writer profile image83
    Uninvited Writerposted 13 years ago

    Thinking you may have breast cancer can be the scariest thing in the world. Before you panic, learn the symptoms of breast cancer and when you should visit a doctor. read more

  3. profile image0
    ankigarg87posted 13 years ago

    All over the world thousands of peoples dies due to unawareness of Breast Cancer

  4. Patty Inglish, MS profile image89
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 13 years ago

    Breast cancer kills too many people every year. Women, men, even children. OSU's Comprehensive Cancer Clinic is tackling one of its worst forms. Let's put an end to breast cancer! read more

  5. kmackey32 profile image61
    kmackey32posted 13 years ago

    October is breast cancer awareness month. Know the signs of breast cancer and the risks of devoloping breast cancer. Help Support Breast Cancer Awareness month. Pink Camo Bracelets. read more

  6. soni2006 profile image80
    soni2006posted 13 years ago

    Many tumors that develop in the
    breasts are not always cancerous and most of them are benign and occur because
    of fibrocystic formations in the breasts. But some of them are cancerous and
    can spread to other parts of the body if not treated on time.... read more

  7. elayne001 profile image80
    elayne001posted 13 years ago

    Breast cancer is a killer. How to lessen your risk for breast cancer. Be aware of signs of breast cancer. read more

  8. shaekelly profile image61
    shaekellyposted 13 years ago  ancerF.png Have you ever lost a relative or a friend to breast cancer? I've asked this question today to about 30 different females and, their answers were all the same;"yes". I don't know about you but their... read more

  9. soni2006 profile image80
    soni2006posted 13 years ago

    Breast cancer issue has been one
    of the most common health issues in women around the world. This cancer has
    caused and is still causing several deaths in women in various countries around
    the globe. Breast CA has actually accounted for... read more

  10. Patty Inglish, MS profile image89
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 13 years ago

    Red dyes and colorings act as environmental estrogens to everyone that comes in contact with them and can raise the risk of cancer. For many people, these red dyes cause allergic reactions from as simple an action as eating food from a red picnic paper or plastic plate. read more

  11. Chin chin profile image88
    Chin chinposted 13 years ago

    Inflammatory breast cancer in women is a type of cancer that is rare but aggressive. Know from this article the symptoms, the people at risk and how it is treated. read more

  12. travel_man1971 profile image65
    travel_man1971posted 13 years ago

    I was startled by the news that was brought about by my mother, who's active in community service as barangay councilor, regarding one of the mothers in our place, believed to be suffering from breast cancer.
    The mother, who's breastfeeding her 5... read more

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  13. soni2006 profile image80
    soni2006posted 13 years ago

    In order to properly assess the
    symptoms and signs in relation to breast cancer, doctors take into account age
    of women, major risk factors like family history, previous screening tests if
    any, and other factors. Some major signs and symptoms of... read more

  14. soni2006 profile image80
    soni2006posted 13 years ago

    How breast cancer is diagnosed?
    This has been the most important question that remains in the mind of every woman
    around the world. Though there are several tests to confirm if a patient has
    breast cancer or not, but doing self breast examination on... read more

  15. soni2006 profile image80
    soni2006posted 13 years ago

    Mammography should be performed on women with symptoms and
    signs of breast cancer. It is very important to note that approximately 10% to
    15% of all breast cancers are not detected by mammography and therefore it
    becomes necessary to conduct a... read more

  16. travel_man1971 profile image65
    travel_man1971posted 13 years ago

    The Olympian skier, Diana Golden-Brosnihan (March 20, 1963-August 25, 2001)  A 'love story' out of breast cancer? Yes, fellow hubbers, two people became closer because of this 'dreaded' disease that claimed the life of Diana Golden in 2001. Did the... read more

  17. travel_man1971 profile image65
    travel_man1971posted 13 years ago

    Breast cancer runs in the family, especially on my father's side. My cousin who was married to an Australian died in 1980s because of the disease. Another cousin of mine,  a lesbian, also died of that 'cancer' in 2001. I began re-thinking of the... read more

  18. travel_man1971 profile image65
    travel_man1971posted 13 years ago

    I've been goggling or searching about 'breast cancer on women of olden times' when I came across at the first link on first page of almost 100 thousands of result. The name of the blogger or testimony revealer is Diana Durden - a breast cancer... read more

  19. melbel profile image95
    melbelposted 13 years ago

    Tons of easy, fun, and successful breast cancer fundraising ideas that allow you to simplify your group's fundraiser planning and get down to the business of raising money for charity. read more

  20. Patty Inglish, MS profile image89
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 13 years ago

    Ann Jillian is a breast cancer survivor and so are 1,000s of other women in all fields of life. read more

  21. rmcrayne profile image92
    rmcrayneposted 13 years ago

    Many women require therapy for range-of-motion shoulder exercises after mastectomy or lumpectomy. Exercises help stretch the soft tissues to regain shoulder movement, without stressing incision scars. read more

  22. Anath profile image61
    Anathposted 13 years ago

    A few
    months ago, a friend of mine who I lovingly call my sister sinister sent me an
    email telling me that she was going to have a breast check up because during a
    breast self-examination she had found a lump on her breast.  We were both very... read more

  23. Money Glitch profile image62
    Money Glitchposted 13 years ago

    Eat to Defeat Breast
    Cancer is being written during Breast Cancer Awareness Month; however this
    hub will contain information that women should want to do not only for the
    month of October, but for a lifetime.  For
    years breast cancer has been one of... read more

  24. Craan profile image81
    Craanposted 13 years ago

    Preventing breast cancer and tumor formation is a lot simpler than treating cancer once it has formed. The aggressive cures that are currently available cause excessive complications. If you are totally diligent in making healthy choices your chances of contracting this dreadful disease is dramatically reduced.

  25. bcrecovery profile image60
    bcrecoveryposted 13 years ago

    learn what the breast cancer prevention supplement "must have's" are that will help reduce the risk of cancer.  1 in 8 women are diagnosed with breast cancer and 1 in 3 are diagnosed with cancer every year.  This is an absolute must read. … upplements

  26. Patty Inglish, MS profile image89
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 11 years ago

    Now maybe we can treat cancer and dissolve the Great Plastic Continent of waste in the Pacific Ocean. read more

  27. Perseverence profile image60
    Perseverenceposted 10 years ago

    Taking the Fear Out of Cancer Awareness

    What would happen if we gave equal weight to the word “awareness” as we do the word  “cancer?” Behind the lack of awareness is fear. It’s illogical and causes procrastination. But it exists, and as long as some cancers are still lethal, it always will. So let's address the fear.

    Thinking outside the box
    Just because one person can surmount their fear, get a check up or treatment, or develop a better life style, does not mean we should pay any less attention to the person who doesn’t. Changing someone’s attitude or lack of attention to risk often takes time and progress is slow. Admittedly not such a good thing since cancer is time sensitive.  But if you’ve tried everything else what’s the alternative?
                                                                                                                                  For someone who is so afraid they don’t even discuss cancer, ever, brief but frequent stress-free, conversations, informed by basic information and a calm cool head, are important. Many cancers are curable, or chronic rather than lethal.  Tremendous strides have been made in cancer research. This may take the edge off a topic that some see as only having negative talking points.
                                                                                                                      Discussing your own routine cancer check-up, helps create a concrete possibility for someone else. How you made the appointment, traveling there, the conversation with the nurse, feeling relieved afterward, all help the other person live the check-up vicariously through your experience. They are now thinking about what it’s like to get checked. Get them to go with you to your next appointment so the experience becomes more familiar and non-threatening.   
                                                                                                                        Whatever it is, if it’s feasible, do it. Maybe they’re afraid they have one particular type of cancer and researching it for them will ease their mind. Or maybe they’re willing to get tested for other types of cancer and then down the road address a specific test they’re afraid of.

    Discussion itself is not the point.  We need to think outside the box to find ways to help people overcome their fears. We need to be more cognizant of how big a roll fear plays in getting checked for cancer and in healthy life styles.


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