No one likes to consider the fact that cancer in any form could be in their future. As the medical field continues to advance technology, so does the ability to find cancers earlier and increase survival rates dramatically. The length of time that lapses between screening exams that watch for cancerous changes can mean the difference between a good prognosis and a long road of treatment ahead.
You probably know someone who is currently fighting, or has fought breast cancer. Maybe it’s you. Maybe it’s someone you love. Breast cancer has been touching the lives of people across the country and around the world—it knows no boundaries, no ethnic backgrounds, no age limits. One out of every 8 women will develop breast cancer during their lifetime, and about 80% will have no risk factors for the disease. (more…)