Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Think Before You Pink This October

October is breast cancer awareness month and it is certain that retail outlets, grocery stores and coffee shops will be sporting the pink ribbons. Donations will be taken for breast cancer research. Do you know where your donation is going? Trusted research from the Coalition on Abortion Breast Cancer, has shown that Abortion is linked to Breast Cancer. Its called the ABC Link. Yet, Cancer Research Organizations have been known to donate to Planned Parenthood, the largest abortion provider in the U.S. Think before you pink this October! Learn the facts. This is a good place to start — http://www.abortionbreastcancer.com/FAQ/ Research all breast cancer organizations. Ensure that your donation will not feed organizations that keep the cycle of breast cancer going by supporting abortion. Spread the word by educating others with our Abortion & Breast Cancer fact sheet — http://humanlife.org/product/breast-cancer/?utm_source=Breast+Cancer+Awareness+Month&utm_campaign=Breast+Cancer+Awareness+Month&utm_medium=email Watch and share this video that explains the link between abortion and breast cancer — ...

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer is the most frequent type of cancer in women, and the second leading cause of cancer-related death in women (1). In addition, approximately 30% of women aged =40 years have a disability (2), and during 2008 women aged =40 years with a disability were less likely to have a mammogram (72.2%) than were women without a disability (77.8%) (2). To decrease delayed diagnosis of breast cancer, health-care providers should encourage and schedule mammograms every 1–2 years for all women aged =40 years, including those with disabilities. Women with disabilities disproportionately encounter barriers to preventative health care, which can be reduced by improving environmental access, enhancing provider training and education, increasing outreach efforts to women with disabilities, and improving overall health education. To encourage women with disabilities aged =40 years to get screened for breast cancer, CDC has launched the Right to Know campaign (available at http://www.cdc.gov/righttoknow). The campaign includes resources and materials that can assist health-care professionals, organizations, and their partners in effectively communicating the need for early and regular breast cancer screening for women living with physical disabilities. References 1. US Cancer Statistics Working Group. United States cancer statistics: 1999–2005 cancer incidence and mortality data. Atlanta, GA: US Department of Health and Human Services, CDC and National Cancer Institute; 2009. 2. CDC. Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System survey data. Atlanta, GA: US Department of Health and Human Services, CDC; 2008. [CDC, Weekly, October 16, 2009 / 58(40);1126; http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5840a4.htm?s_cid=mm5830a4_e ] [ED. NOTE: The CDC — as well as the American Cancer Society and Komen Fdn, among others — should take notice of the mounting studies which suggest...