Author: Keep A Breast

DIY Action: Coming to a Community Near You

Keep A Breast is here to help young people lower their risk of breast cancer, and is calling on you to help! The DIY Action Program was designed to equip you with the tools to educate you and the people around you with potentially life saving information.

Keep A Breast’s October Pink Picks

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we have some special collaborations from some amazing brands! Check out these fun products that are sure to show you’re support and help Keep A Breast to spread thier mission!

Check Yourself

EARLY DETECTION Did you know that when breast cancer is detected early, in the localized stage, the 5-year survival rate is with 40% of diagnosed breast cancers being self-detected, establishing what is “normal” for you is an important step to knowing your body.When you educate yourself, you empower yourself to make better decisions. Knowledge is… Read more »

What is Breast Cancer?

Breast cancer is a group of abnormal cells growing in an uncontrolled way, starting in the breast tissue. These cells are called a tumor. Over time these cells can invade other parts of the body, interrupting normal body function, and can lead to death. Nearly all cases of breast cancer occur in women, although men… Read more »

Statistics

According to American Cancer Society: Besides skin cancers, breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed among American women. It accounts for nearly 1 in 3 cases of cancers. Only lung cancer accounts for more cancer deaths among American women. Today, about 1 in 8 women will get breast cancer in their lifetime. A woman… Read more »

Stages

We strongly believe that Early detection can save your life but what if you do get diagnosed? Understage of breast cancer can determine the best way to eliminate it. See below and learn more from the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Stage 0 Stage 0 describes non-invasive breast cancers. There is no evidence of cancer cells… Read more »

Early Detection

PREVENTION IS THE CURE WHAT IS MY RISK? Every woman can decrease her risk of breast cancer by leading a healthy lifestyle, avoiding common toxins that are linked to cancer, and making smart diet choices. However, it is important to recognize that some of the factors that increase a woman’s chances of getting breast cancer… Read more »