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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Updated: Nov 13, 2021




BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! This month is dedicated to creating awareness of the disease and the preventative measures that women (and men) should take.


Did you know thatBreast Cancer can be linked to having a BRCA gene mutation?


BREAST CANCER FACTS


How it starts:

Breast Cancer begins when cells within the breast begin growing rapidly and out of control.


Who can get breast cancer?

Both women and men can get breast cancer, but it is more common in women.


How can Breast Cancer be detected?

Breast Cancer can be detected through a breast examination where a lump can be found or through a mammogram.



FACT or MYTH?

Men can develop breast cancer.


RISK FACTORS

  • Aging

  • Having a family history of breast cancer

  • If you have had breast cancer before

  • DrinkingAlcohol

  • Obesity

Mammogram

Early detection save lives


Did you know that women below the age of 40 can develop breast cancer?


Prevention

  • Do self-examinations at home to check for any changes or abnormalities

  • Get regular breast cancer screenings with your doctor

  • Exercise

  • Maintain a healthy diet

  • Speak to your doctor about preventative surgery if you are high risk


To Schedule Your Mammogram

Please call us at(770)907-4949

or

Email us at eatl@caedelmedical.com


Stay tuned for more information about Women's Health from the Caedel Medical East Atlanta Team!


CITATIONS

  • https://lourdeshospital.in/blog/cancer-centres-oncologist-mammogram-in-kochi/ (for image)

  • Mayo Clinic: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/breast-cancer/symptoms-causes/syc-20352470

  • Cancer.org: https://www.cancer.org/cancer/breast-cancer/risk-and-prevention.html

  • CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/breast/basic_info/what-is-breast-cancer.htm

  • https://twitter.com/EsperanceMl/status/1444766690991120385 (for image)

  • NY Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/06/health/breast-cancer-scans.html (for image)

  • https://www.rushu.rush.edu/news/breast-cancer-awareness-month-events-rush (for image)

  • https://www.planmed.com/press/news-main-page/october--breast-cancer-awareness-month/ (for image)


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