Breast Cancer in Seniors

Information and resources for caregivers who are providing care for someone with cancer that forms in the cells of the breasts.

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  • 5 Numbers to Know For Breast Cancer Risk Reduction

    While it's impossible to prevent breast cancer, there are steps women can take to protect themselves. Here are the five numbers every woman should know for breast cancer risk reduction.

  • Breast Cancer Awareness for Caregivers

    Breast cancer becomes more of a concern with age. Women in their 40s and above (and even younger, if there's a strong history of the disease) should be taking active steps to identify breast cancer as early possible, when treatment is most successful. Breast cancer awareness month is an excellent reminder to get those exams and mammograms.

  • Caring for an Elder When You Have Breast Cancer

    What happens when the caregiver needs care? Because caregivers are prone to putting their own needs last, they are at greater risk of delaying important tests that detect diseases like breast cancer.

  • Breast Cancer: Signs, Symptoms and Treatments

    Get information about breast cancer symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and caring for someone who has breast cancer.

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