Not only is October Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It's also a great time to start your holiday shopping. Here are some ways you can start checking off that shopping list while supporting breast cancer research at the same time. AmazonSmile Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. Why not choose your favorite breast cancer organization? We-Care.com If you could donate a percentage of every onlin
The male breast Though boys and girls begin life with similar breast tissue, over time, men do not have the same complex breast growth and development as women. At puberty, high testosterone and low estrogen levels stop breast development in males. Some milk ducts exist in men, but they remain undeveloped. Lobules are most often absent. However, breast problems, including breast cancer, can occur in men. Breast cancer in men Breast cancer in men is rare, but it does happen. I
When a loved one is diagnosed with cancer, it might seem like there are no right words to say. You might be afraid of saying something wrong and upsetting them or might not even know where to begin. While there are some obvious phrases to avoid, these ideas for how to express your support are a great place to start. Send a quick message.
Even something as simple as a “just checking in” text can express your concern. During treatment, your loved one might not be up for compan
Breast cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed forms of cancer in the world. There have been great strides made in research and treatment for the disease in recent years, though the number of women (and men) battling breast cancer is still astounding. We’ve compiled a list of some of the most shocking numbers surrounding breast cancer to help keep you informed. About 12 percent of women will develop an invasive form of breast cancer in their lifetime. There are more than