The Bridge Breast Network
In May 2022, The Bridge Breast Network will be having a Survivor Retreat. Please check out The Bridge Breast Network’s Amazon Wishlist as we prepare for this event to see how you can help!
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Approximately 14,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer per year. Like breast cancer, cervical cancer can be detected early through routine screenings. Vaccinations for HPV can also aid in preventing cervical cancer. To learn more about cervical cancer visit the websites below. https://www.preventcancer.org/event/cervical-health-awareness-month-2022/ https://www.nccc-online.org/cervical-health-awareness-month/
As you start the new year, consider getting a screening mammogram as a goal for the year. Screening mammograms are used to detect breast changes in asymptomatic women that could potentially be cancerous. The goal of the screening mammogram is to get the cancer while it is small and less invasive. See if you qualify […]
It is important to have primary care provider before you are sick. A primary care physician is necessary for a person with a health as well as for the continue care of varied medical conditions such as hypertension. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 92.8% of children have contact with a primary […]
Eating healthy can have many benefits for one’s life. When an individual is diagnosed with cancer, maintaining a healthy diet and body weight is important for going through treatment and recovery. Eating healthy can help to decrease side effects both during and after treatment, increase strength, and reduce the risk of future cancers. In the […]
January is Thyroid Awareness Month. The thyroid is a gland in the front of your neck that releases hormones that control one’s metabolism. The thyroid can affect how fast your heart beats, how deep you breathe, whether you gain or lose weight, body temperatures, and cholesterol levels. Some common thyroid problems can include hyperthyroidism, goiters, […]