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Healthy Living and Breast Cancer Risk, Get Involved in Breast Cancer Awareness Month

admin - October 5, 2012


Research Proves Lifestyle Factors Can Impact Breast Cancer Risk Breast Cancer Awareness Roundup from  Life Line Screening

Because October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it’s even more crucial to stay up to date on news related to the disease and women’s health in general. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention state that 200,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer in the U.S. each year and, of them, about 40,000 die from the disease.

There are many resources out there explaining how simple lifestyle changes among women can lower their risk of developing breast cancer. These changes include proper nutrition, avoiding hormone therapies, staying in shape and more.

This article details the research provided by Dr. Marian Neuhouser, Ph.D, RD from Seattle’s Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center about healthy living and breast cancer risk.

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To read all Dr. Neuhouser’s findings on lifestyle factors and breast cancer, view this link:


Breast Cancer Awareness Month Roundup

Did you notice the professional sports players are sporting their hot pink gear again?

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’ve rounded up some of the top headlines on happenings related to the national health observance. Like the sports players, these people or organizations are making an effort to get involved. How will you? Tell us in the comments below!

Marvel Releases Special Covers for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
The famous superhero comics will now feature characters like Thor, Captain America, Black Widow and Iron Man with pops of hot pink in their costumes on the comic book covers. Read more here: 

Curves Fitness Centers Help Raise Breast Cancer Awareness
The popular fitness centers are putting extra effort into raising awareness on the importance of risk management, early detection and early treatment for breast cancer. How do they plan to do this? Find out here: 

Liam Neeson Bares It for Breast Cancer in Hot Pink Undies on ‘Ellen’

As part of the ‘Ellen’ show’s “Ellen for the Cure,” actor Liam Neeson stripped down in front of a live studio audience until he was wearing only bright pink undies on Monday. What else went down? A dunk contest to raise $10,000 for breast cancer. Read more here:


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