Think Pink: Breast cancer survivor urges women to be proactive

Sarah McLean was just 26 years old when a self-exam revealed a lump that later was diagnosed as breast cancer. McLean was 19 years younger than the age the American Cancer Society (ACS) recommends women begin having mammograms, and the self-exam she credits with saving her life is no longer recommended by the ACS. The … Continue reading Think Pink: Breast cancer survivor urges women to be proactive

Be proactive about your care: a breast cancer survivor’s advice

Ringwood Okla. -- Michelle Schmidt was in her mid-30s when she found a lump in her breast during a self-examination. The discovery led to the early detection of breast cancer, the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women in the United States and the second leading cause of cancer death in American women, according to theĀ American … Continue reading Be proactive about your care: a breast cancer survivor’s advice