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Breast Cancer Awareness: Taking Simple Steps to Ensure Prevention & Early Detection

What do Adamari López, Alejandra Guzmán, Sandra Day O’Connor, and Nancy Reagan have in common? These famous women are all breast cancer survivors. As we commemorate Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we can all do our part to raise awareness and promote prevention among the mujeres in our lives: sisters, cousins, aunts, grandmothers, or even great grandmothers. Breast cancer is the number one cause of cancer-related deaths among Latinas,1 and although there are risk factors beyond your control (i.e., aging, family medical history, and genetic conditions), there are several important steps than can be taken en familia and entre amigas during the monthRead More