breast cancer

October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Nancy Roher is Director of Virginia Mason Memorial Hospitals' Ohana Mammography Center who says women in their early 20s need to do self exams and have a mammography beginning at age 45 and then every year after that.
Men Can Get Breast Cancer, Too
Breast cancer does not discriminate, even men can fall victim. Although men are much less likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer it does happen. Males comprise about 1% of breast cancer diagnosis each year. According to the Susan G. Komen foundation for the cure, 2,140 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011 and of those approximately 450 will die from the disease. There have been a fe