Art & Strength recently supported breast cancer awareness.
Breast Cancer Awareness
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Friday, October 19, 2012
Research shows good nutrition and exercise can help prevent breast cancer. Here are some resources around Perry Hall to help you stay healthy.
You might be able to find help fighting breast cancer and other types of cancers at your local grocery store and fitness centers, according to the research findings of Dr. Marian Neuhouser, Ph.D, RD. Dr. Neuhouser is a nutritional epidemiologist with a background in nutritional sciences. She is an investigator at Seattle’s Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Her research is focused on lifestyle factors such as nutrition and physical activity. Some factors may prevent breast and prostate cancer and improve survivorship in those diagnosed with cancer. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, each year, more than 200,000 American women are diagnosed with breast cancer and more than 40,000 American women will die …
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
"Uplift: Secrets from the Sisterhood of Breast Cancer Survivors" shares the wisdom of breast cancer survivors with the newly diagnosed. What's your story?
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. One of the greatest challenges for those who have been newly diagnosed is finding sources of support. Patients are eager for information on everything from enduring surgery and chemotherapy to how to deal with hair loss. While there are many local resources and support groups available around Perry Hall, women can also find comfort in a sisterhood of survivors who have already been in their shoes. Best selling author and breast cancer survivor Barbara Delinsky has gathered the wisdom of hundreds of breast cancer survivors who are eager to inspire those who are new to the “breast cancer sisterhood.” She shares all of the stories and tidbits she found in her book "Uplift: Secrets from the …
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
The event honors and celebrates those who have been affected by breast cancer.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Early detection of breast cancer through routine exams saves thousands of lives every year.
Studies have shown that early detection of breast cancer improves the chances of a cure. That in itself is the most important reason to make an appointment today for a breast exam or mammogram. Going for an exam can be nerve-wracking. To better understand the importance of exams, here's helpful information that explains the process, when you should go and why: Breast self-exams There has been a lot of heated debate in the research and medical communities about the usefulness of breast self-exams in detecting breast cancer in the early stages. One cancer research organization has even said it’s a myth. The American Cancer Society’s guidelines state that women don’t need to do these exams irregularly, let alone regularly. So, does that mean …
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
The Gators girls’ volleyball team raised awareness and money for Susan G. Komen for the Cure in last week’s match.
Since 1982, Susan G. Komen for the Cure has invested more than $1 billion to fight, cure and advocate awareness of breast cancer. The organization, a worldwide network of breast cancer survivors and activists, was started by Nancy Brinker on a promise to her sister, the foundation's namesake, that she would do everything she could to end breast cancer. On Thursday, Oct. 14, the girls' volleyball teams at Perry Hall High School did their part to help Komen by staging a fundraiser during their home game with Catonsville High School. Although the varsity squad lost in straight sets (3-0) and junior varsity dropped 2 out of 3, the message was clear. "Seeing all of these girls that are teenagers that may or may not have been touched by [breast …