Blog #4-Regular Checkups Allow Early Detection–Breast Self-Examinations

In Blog 3 I discussed the need for regular diagnostic testing, specifically mammograms or something similar, in order to allow early detection of breast cancer. Equally important however is the need for regular breast self-examinations. I’ve always made sure to tell my wife to make sure she was doing regular self-examinations in order to detect any abnormal lumps. Unfortunately, she…

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Regular Checkups Allow Early Diagnosis-Mammography

Regular checkups are important to allow early detection of breast cancer. Regular checkups can include mammograms, ultrasounds, thermography, Halo testing, and daily or weekly breast self-examinations at home. Which diagnostic test is “best” has not yet been determined and is the subject of much debate. Most doctors prefer mammography and/or ultrasound; which test is best for you can only be…

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Why Did I Get Cancer?!

When Sandy was first diagnosed with breast cancer a short time ago, to say that we were shocked by the diagnosis would be an understatement. After all, my wife is extremely healthy. She is rarely ill and rarely goes to the doctor for anything other than a basic checkup. She eats what we consider to be a healthy diet, constantly…

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What You Must Know About Cancer-Blog #1

As many of you know, my wife Sandy was diagnosed with breast cancer in October 2010. The good news is that her cancer was caught early and she is expected to make a full recovery. The bad news of course is that she still was diagnosed with cancer and has to deal with that. Over the course of the next…

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