Discussion about some of the risk factors of breast cancer

Discussion about some of the risk factors of breast cancer


Tomorrow is October 1st… And that means the start of breast cancer awareness month. When people know more about breast cancer, early detection rates rise and lives are saved. Breast cancer is a wide spread disease that knows no boundaries and does not discriminate. Joining us once again… This time going over some of the risk factors of breast cancer… Is Dr. Mike Sevilla. [E4]SEVILLA BREAST CANCER-INTERVIEW The month of October is also National Breast Cancer Awareness month, and I’ll be doing my part to remind my patients and to remind my community about the importance of talking about this illness. here are some risk factors to keep in mind from the American Cancer Society and the National Breast Cancer Foundation. [E5]SEVILLA BREAST CANCER-GFX Breast Cancer Risk Factors About 60-70% patients have no risk factors Genetic Risk Lack of Physical Activity Poor Diet Overweight/obesity Drinking Alcohol There are so many other topics to mention, especially about testing, diagnosis, and treatment. But, the most important things at this point are to know the facts, and to know your risks. In addition to reviewing the information above, I encourage you to visit your Family Physician and/or your personal medical provider. [E6]SEVILLA BREAST CANCER-TAG WKBN will be featuring different stories throughout the month of October

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