Friday, December 17, 2010

31 Myths and Truths About Breast Cancer from the National Breast Cancer Coalition

The website has a list of 31 myths and truths about Breast Cancer with the ultimate hope of educating and empowering women to help detect, prevent and ultimately cure this disease.

The following is from the website:

"It’s time to move beyond awareness to action. It’s time to peel back the pink to see what’s really happening in breast cancer research, treatment, prevention and cure.

Our breast cancer myths and truths are backed by science, documented by credible and trusted sources and chosen because they are often misunderstood by or misrepresented to the general public.

We challenge you to become educated, speak up on behalf of women and men everywhere and take action to end this disease. We also call on you to help us spread this message to people you know: friends, family, coworkers, anyone who cares about ending breast cancer.

We will show you the way and give you the tools to get involved and make a difference.

Please join us."

To view the thought provoking and informative 31 Myths and Truths you can visit the National Breast Cancer Coalition website by clicking here. When you click in to view the 31 Myths and Truths, you can then click on each item to get further information about that specific myth or truth.

For example Myth #12 is: Everyone's breast cancer is the same.
If you click on the myth you will be taken to a more detailed page about that statement (click here to complete the example and view the detail about this myth) and you will learn about some unique characteristics of different types of breast cancer, and why they are not all the same.

There is plenty of additional information worth reading behind this seemingly simple 31 item list.

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