18 08, 2010

Wellness Wednesday

By | 2016-12-13T17:37:40+00:00 August 18th, 2010|Archive, iGoPink Blog, Wellness & Fitness|0 Comments

Breast Cancer, Integrative Medicine, and Vitamin D written by: Dr. Soram Khalsa Board certified in internal medicine, Medical Director for the East-West Medical Research Institute October is breast cancer awareness month. By this point in time all of us are fully aware of the impact of breast cancer upon our families and our society. The [...]

2 06, 2010

Wellness Wednesday: Exercise improves cancer patients’ quality of life–study

By | 2016-12-13T17:37:56+00:00 June 2nd, 2010|Archive, iGoPink Blog, Wellness & Fitness|0 Comments

Exercise as a regular part of a comprehensive care plan for patients with breast and prostate cancer not only improves their emotional outlook and quality of life, but also helps combat the profound fatigue and weakness they experience during cancer treatment, finds a new study. People undergoing cancertreatments such as surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy often [...]

12 05, 2010

Wellness Wednesday:Breast Cancer Risk Factors

By | 2016-12-13T17:41:06+00:00 May 12th, 2010|Archive, Breast Cancer News, iGoPink Blog|0 Comments

Risk Factors You Cannot Change Gender: Being a woman is the main risk factor Age: Risk increases as you get older Genes: The most common cause of hereditary breast cancer is an inherited mutation in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. Family History: Mother or sister with breast cancer Lifestyle Risk Factors Hormone replacement therapy 2-5 [...]

10 05, 2010

Think Pink Tip of the Week…Exercise and Breast-cancer Prevention:Study Finds It’s Never Too Late to Start, and the Activity Need Not Be Strenuous

By | 2016-12-13T17:41:06+00:00 May 10th, 2010|Archive, iGoPink Blog, Think PINK Tips!|0 Comments

SEATTLE — Sept. 9, 2003 — Increased physical activity, even when begun later in life, reduces overall breast-cancer risk by 20 percent among women at all levels of risk for the disease, according to a study led by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Their findings appear in the Sept. 10 issue of the [...]

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|0 Comments

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 [...]

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|0 Comments

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 [...]

2 12, 2009

Wellness Wednesday: How to break the news to your loved ones that you have Breast Cancer

By | 2016-12-13T17:44:45+00:00 December 2nd, 2009|Archive, Breast Cancer News|0 Comments

Many people find it particularity hard to break the news that they have breast cancer to their loved ones. Some fear that their friends, family or spouse will be hurt by the news.  The truth is that they will be hurt but they will also carry you through the tough times ahead. It is so important [...]

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