In drilling deep into breast cancer prevention for women, I find recommendations based on several factors. In aiding prevention for women before mid-life, prevention for postmenopausal women, and what suggestions help postmenopausal women who have had breast cancer, there exists some common approaches which are very encouraging.
I do love red wine, and I’m married to a wine lover, and I have really cut back on my alcohol consumption, wine included, since I learned about the connection between alcohol and breast cancer.
From the Breast Cancer News website:
Just one alcohol-containing beverage a day — less than … [Read More ...]
Several very large and extended studies—The Women’s Health Initiative Observational Study involving 85k+ women over five years, and the Iowa Women’s Health Study looking at 33k+ women come to the same conclusion: weight gain directly effects a postmenopausal woman’s risk of getting breast cancer.
The Iowa study found,
First, the … [Read More ...]
This month we will come along with the Pink Wave and talk about breast cancer, but I hope not to rehash the same old lettuce. We will begin by answering some of the most frequently asked questions by women 55+. Since I am a gerontologist, and breast cancer is not … [Read More ...]
Today, in my opinion, what defines the physical aspects of aging vibrantly has undergone the greatest expansion since Rowe and Kahn first addressed the murky issue of “successful aging.” R&K narrowed their pool of vibrant agers to the small majority of people exhibiting an “absence or avoidance of disease and/or … [Read More ...]