Breast Cancer Awareness Month – October, 2017

Breast Cancer Awareness Month October 2017October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Although I don’t perform breast reconstruction surgery, it’s important to my staff and I that you are up to date on the facts about breast cancer, so that you can enjoy a long life in good health!

Check out these facts, discovered by recent studies:

Linked to higher risk of breast cancer:

  1. A family history of prostate cancer
  2. Dense breast tissue
  3. Obesity
  4. High fatty food consumptions in teens

For more, click this link

Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

  1. Swelling of all or part of a breast
  2. Swelling in the lymph glands under the arms
  3. Skin irritation or dimpling in the breast
  4. Breast or nipple pain
  5. Nipple retraction
  6. Nipple discharge

Need instructions in breast self-examination?

National Breast Cancer Foundation Breast Self-Exam

To help raise funds to fight breast cancer, click below

Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids

American Cancer Society 10/21 Walk for Breast Cancer (Grand Rapids)

West Michigan Woman 10/14 Wine & Wig Event

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