Category Archives: Breast Cancer Awareness

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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If you’re wondering why your favorite football teams are sporting pink on everything from their shoes to their wristbands, it’s to honor National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Aside from home healthcare supplies, we take pride in our community awareness and involvement. We wanted to spread the word about some local opportunities to help the breast [...]

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October: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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It’s October, which means that it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Breast cancer is a type of cancer that forms in tissues of the breast, usually the ducts that carry milk to the nipple and the lobules, the glands that make milk. It occurs in both men and women, although male breast cancer is rare.  The point [...]

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Exercise Possibly Factor in Reducing Breast Cancer Risk

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Really, how can you go wrong with exercise. Time and time again EasierLiving tells you about the benefits. Of course, you should always consult your doctor before starting a work out regiment to determine the level of physical activity that is right for you.  But in anticipation of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, the [...]

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Pros and Cons of Choosing a Breast Cancer Clinical Trial

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Clinical trials can be a little intimidating. Some may feel helpless or unsure about partaking in something with so many unknowns. Advancements in breast cancer research lead to clinical trials that open doors to new worlds of treatment. These trials allow researchers to test new breast cancer treatments that are not yet offered to the general public. [...]

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What You Need to Know to Beat Breast Cancer

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EasierLiving has vowed to bombard you with breasts this month, and we are going to do just that! New breakthroughs in the world of breast cancer research are revolutionizing detection and treatments, making it possible to add much quality to the lives of women everywhere. Too many women have experienced false positives in breast cancer detection, [...]

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African American Woman at Higher Risk for Breast Cancer

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Pink is proving to be all too familiar a color in the lives of many African American women. The National Cancer Institute agrees, as they have awarded $19.6 million dollars to several medical teams in order to study why breast cancer plagues more black women at both a younger age and with a higher mortality [...]

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6 Factors that Heighten Risk of Developing Breast Cancer

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With the risks of developing breast cancer being so high, it is important that everyone be aware of how the risks pertain to them.  The risk of developing breast cancer rises when:   You are female. Breast cancer is 100 times more common among women than men. Male or female relatives have/had breast cancer. The [...]

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What’s with All the Pink?

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This month the color pink will probably flood your eye sight this month. Booths at craft stores, clothes at department stores, packages of food at grocery stores and sports gear in professional football games – all to support one cause: breast cancer research to find the cure. As recorded on the Susan G. Komen website, [...]