10 Ways to Protect Against Breast Cancer
“I know all too well the many myths and misperceptions that persist about breast cancer. Even a friend of mine who works in healthcare won’t wear an underwire bra or use antiperspirants because she’s afraid they’ll increase her risk of breast cancer—but she’s never had a mammogram. And that’s just the issue: Misinformation can make us concerned about the wrong things. The key is to arm yourself with solid, reliable information. Fortunately, the country’s top breast cancer experts are here to tell you how to protect yourself.”
Early in 2016 my best friend of thirty years was diagnosed with Stage 2 breast cancer at the age of 36. She fortunately found the lumps early enough, had all her necessary treatments and surgeries, and is now happily living life as a breast cancer survivor. If you are like me and want to try to avoid my best friend’s fate, please read this post on how to protect yourself against breast cancer.