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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer can be found in people of any age.  It is the second leading cause of cancer death in women.  Please remember to do a monthly breast exam so that you know if there are differences in your breast tissue.  If you feel anything unusual during your exam please call your physician to be seen so they can help determine if a mammogram or ultrasound of the area is needed.

What are the risk factors of breast cancer:

Age, weight, diet & lifestyle, menstrual & reproductive health, family & personal history, medical & other factors

For more information on these factors please go to www.nationalbreastcancer.org

REMEMBER EARLY DETECTION IS THE BEST PREVENTION!