This mother-daughter duo does everything together. They are inseparable—from walking their dogs, to their favorite activity—shopping. And now, year-old Madison Hofer and her mother, Sonna are about to get breast implants by the same doctor at the very same time. But mom said no way until she got older.
There are no rules about who gets this disease. The two most significant risk factors are being a woman, and increasing age. However, there are other factors that may increase your risk, and some that may lower it. The development of breast cancer may be influenced by factors that affect the levels of female hormones that circulate in your body throughout life.
Breast cancer patient Sarah Lien is expecting her first baby, a daughter, soon. She poses near Lake Stevens, Wash. Sarah Lien was 24 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer, yet she was not unprepared for the news.
It only takes a few minutes of your time, once every month, but it could very well save your life. Remember that when diagnosed early, one's chances of beating breast cancer is increased remarkably. By examining your breasts regularly, you will be able to gather any unusual changes on their appearance, shape, and feel. Though changes in your breasts may not necessarily mean that you have cancer, it is best to report such to your doctor right away. Who should do a BSE?