Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Courage & Hope...BFF shares her story on Empowered Online Magazine:: Breast Cancer Survivor

Viola (Vee) Sumo, my best friend/cousin sat down to do an interview with Empowered Online Magazine. She shares her journey to recovery and her life as a Breast Cancer Survivor! Check it out here>> Empowered Online Magazine

Early Detection:

An Early Breast Cancer Detection Plan should include:

Beginning at age 20: Performing breast self-exams and looking for any signs of change.

Age 20 to 39: Scheduling clinical breast exams every three years.

By the age of 40: Having a baseline mammogram and annual clinical breast exams.

Ages 40 to 49: Having a mammogram every one to two years depending on previous findings.

Ages 50 and older: Having a mammogram every year.

The National Cancer Institute www.cancer.gov/bcrisktool

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