Risk Factors for Breast Cancer

Risk Factors for Breast Cancer

Here are some risk factors of breast cancer. Number of first-degree relatives with breast cancer Women who had their first menstrual period before age 12 Women who had their first pregnancy after age 30 or women who have never had a full-term pregnancy Number of...

Early-stage breast cancer patients…

Early-stage breast cancer patients undergo unnecessary testing: studyThe majority of Ontario women with early-stage breast cancer undergo unnecessary, potentially harmful imaging tests even though international guidelines recommend against this practice, according to...

Breast Cancer? Some General Guidelines

Helping you through your diagnosisBy Barb Daize RPNThese are general guidelines only. Please check with your healthcare professional if you have any questions or concerns Print this ArticleInitial Breast ExaminationA lump or change in the breast may be found through a...

Bra Fitting Problems… Bra Fitting Solutions!

The band of your bra seems to dig into your skin or is stretched to the limit. The band size may be too tight .You could  try a bigger band size . For example going from a 34 to a 36.  If you go up in the band size you may have to go down in the cup size. For example...

Exercises after Breast Cancer surgery

Exercises after Breast Cancer surgery as recommended by “The Canadian Cancer Society.” Exercise is an important part of breast cancer treatment and recovery. Exercising the arm and shoulder after breast cancer surgery helps: improve muscle tone regain and maintain...

Breast Forms

Breast forms (prosthesis) are used for after a woman has had breast cancer surgery. There are several different types of breast forms including full forms, partial forms and shapers. They can be used after a full or partial mastectomy, lumpectomy or reconstruction....