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Breast Cancer Awareness Month-Reduce Your Risk Tip#1

1. Maintain a healthy body weight (BMI less than 25) throughout your life.¬†Weight gain in midlife, independent of BMI, has been shown to significantly increase breast cancer risk. Additionally, an elevated BMI has been conclusively shown to increase the risk … Continue reading

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Did you forget *again*

Has another month gone by and you realise you never got around to doing that all important self exam? Did you know nearly 70% of all breast cancers are found through self-exams and with early detection the 5-year survival rate … Continue reading

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