Post Tagged with: "breast cancer"

Smart Bra can detect early signs of cancer

Breast cancer is the leading cause of death among women all over the world. It is alarming to know that the Philippines has the highest incidence among other Asean countries. According to the Philippine Cancer Society, one out of 13 women will get breast cancer in their lifetime. Science has yet to determine how to […]

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Pap Smear: When Less is Best

Less is best? Less pap smears, less breast exams, etc. When was your last annual check up with your gynecologist? A lot of things have changed since you last saw your doctor. 1. Self Breast Examination (SBE) not effective in decreasing number of deaths from breast cancer. Physicians used to advise women to do a […]

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October: World Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is World Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast Cancer is still the Number 1 cancer among females. Be informed. Be Aware. Join activities in your area to learn more about this “fightable” disease. I’m not saying it’s preventable because if you are genetically inclined to have breast cancer, you will. Find out ways to detect […]

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Breast Cancer: Knowing is Half the Battle

My grandmother had breast cancer. She lived till the age of 79. She died of pneumonia. She was diagnosed at 60. She had a mastectomy and chemotherapy and she lived on for another 19 years. I think the key to her long survival was early detection. We all know that breast cancer is still the […]

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