28 04, 2010

Wellness Wednesday: Radiation ups risk of breast cancer in young women

By | 2016-12-13T17:43:04+00:00 April 28th, 2010|Archive, Breast Cancer News, iGoPink Blog|Comments Off on Wellness Wednesday: Radiation ups risk of breast cancer in young women

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women treated with chest radiation for cancers in childhood or adolescence are at increased risk for breast cancer at a young age, and their risk does not appear to plateau over time, according to a new study. HEALTH Regular screening for breast cancer is a must in these women, and [...]

19 04, 2010

Think Pink Tip of the Week…Breast Cancer Myths Busted!

By | 2016-12-13T17:43:05+00:00 April 19th, 2010|Archive, iGoPink Blog, Think PINK Tips!|Comments Off on Think Pink Tip of the Week…Breast Cancer Myths Busted!

1.) If I have a lump then I definitely have breast cancer. This is not neccessarily the case. Lumps can also be caused by a cyst (fluid-like sacs) or can be non cancerous lumps. Nevertheless, anyone with a lump should be evaluated by a physician. 2.) I can tell the difference between a cancerous lump and [...]

7 04, 2010

Wellness Wednesday: Acupuncture for Cancer Pain

By | 2016-12-13T17:43:53+00:00 April 7th, 2010|Archive, Breast Cancer News, iGoPink Blog, Wellness & Fitness|Comments Off on Wellness Wednesday: Acupuncture for Cancer Pain

The thought of sticking needles in oneself may sound painful but research shows that Acupuncture, an ancient Chinese practice, may be beneficial for managing pain. Recent studies have shown a 36% pain reduction in patients. This may not seem like a lot but if the medication is not working to alleviate pain, Acupuncture can be [...]

31 03, 2010

Wellness Wednesday: A healthy diet may trim breast cancer risk

By | 2016-12-13T17:43:53+00:00 March 31st, 2010|Archive, iGoPink Blog, Nutrition & Recipes|Comments Off on Wellness Wednesday: A healthy diet may trim breast cancer risk

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A woman may not be able to change her family history of breast cancer, but she can typically control what she eats and drinks. And consuming more vegetables and whole grains -- and less alcohol -- just might trim her chances of getting the disease, according to an analysis of [...]

10 11, 2009

Tasty Tuesdays: Pork Chops with Apples and Thyme

By | 2016-12-13T17:45:46+00:00 November 10th, 2009|Archive, Nutrition & Recipes|Comments Off on Tasty Tuesdays: Pork Chops with Apples and Thyme

Ingredients 3/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth, divided 2 teaspoons cornstarch 2 teaspoons olive oil 4 4-ounce boneless pork chops, 1/2 inch thick, trimmed of fat 1 small onion, sliced 1 tart apple, such as Granny Smith, peeled and sliced 1/4 cup apple cider or apple juice 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme Directions [...]

29 09, 2009

Tasty Tuesday: Home-made Pizza

By | 2016-12-13T17:45:47+00:00 September 29th, 2009|Archive, Nutrition & Recipes|Comments Off on Tasty Tuesday: Home-made Pizza

Mmmmm....everything in moderation is our key here.  And if you're at all like me, I love pizza.  Fresh out of the oven hot or nice and cold the next day.  There's something about the comfort of pizza. However, if you take a look at the nutritional value on either store bought pizzas or home delivered [...]

26 08, 2009

Tasty Tuesday: Creamy Pistachio & Pineapple Delight

By | 2016-12-13T17:46:25+00:00 August 26th, 2009|Archive, Nutrition & Recipes|Comments Off on Tasty Tuesday: Creamy Pistachio & Pineapple Delight

Hello again blog-land---if you can't tell, the staff at BCCA has been swamped in the past month (why we're falling behind on our posts).  But do not fear---with new staff and exciting things happening at the organization, our blog is going to be back around the clock! With that said, we're back on track with [...]

19 07, 2009

iGoPink Launches our Blog

By | 2016-12-13T17:46:25+00:00 July 19th, 2009|Archive, iGoPink News|Comments Off on iGoPink Launches our Blog

We are so excited at iGoPink (a program of The Breast Cancer Charities of America) to launch our new blog!  For anyone that's not familiar with iGoPink and The Breast Cancer Charities of America, check out our website to learn more about how we're uniting to find the non-invasive cure to breast cancer. While you're [...]