Tag: breast cancer

  • How to Perform a Breast Self Examination (and why)

    How to Perform a Breast Self Examination (and why)

    The most important detection for early breast cancer is regular breast self examination. This post will inform you of how to perform a breast self examination correctly, and other important facts

  • October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.  I will be featuring breast cancer awareness in my blogs, as well as hereditary cancer.  My focus on cancer awareness this month is due to a passion for health promotion.  I can speak from experience because I have been a Registered Nurse for 30 years as well as having […]

  • We Went PINK for Breast Cancer Research

    We Went PINK for Breast Cancer Research

    I went pink to raise money for breast cancer research! Read about our team’s GO PINK dye day

  • I will GO PINK for Cancer Research

    I will GO PINK for Cancer Research

    I am passionate about research into genetic causes for cancer and other diseases. That is why I signed up to the GO PINK campaign because it raises funds for breast cancer research by the National Breast Cancer Foundation. If dying my hair pink raises awareness and funds, then I’ll do it even though I’m feeling anxious about looking weird with pink hair!

  • Beating BRCA2 – How it has Affected My Life

    Beating BRCA2 – How it has Affected My Life

    While the World Has focused on the Coronavirus, I’ve been beating cancer. I have BRCA2 gene mutation which gives me a very high chance of getting cancer so I’ve decided to undergo risk reducing surgery to minimise my risk.