Angelina Jolie decides to undergo double mastectomy to reduce her chances of developing breast cancer
In her own words, Jolie says, "the truth is I carry a “faulty” gene, BRCA1, which sharply increases my risk of developing breast cancer and ovarian cancer. Once I knew that this was my reality, I decided to be proactive and to minimize the risk as much I could. I made a decision to have a preventive double mastectomy. Read her article and learn about heredity and breast cancer..
Summer Skin Care and Breast Cancer
Treatments for breast cancer also can affect skin at times, leaving it dry or flaky and more sensitive to exposure to sun, wind, and other elements..
National Women's Health Week - May 12 - May 18
Take care of yourself this week - participate in the CNY Race for the Cure on May 18 - it's empowering..