Almost every cancer patient is concerned about the possibility of their cancer recurring. Cancer is not predictable, and no physician can guarantee cancer will not recur other than perhaps the very earliest noninvasive malignancies.
Today I’d like to talk about a sensitive subject – breast cancer. Now breast cancer gets a lot of play and a lot of attention in the media. We just had a whole month devoted to breast cancer.
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Over 4,300 Brevard County residents joined together at the American Cancer Society ‘Making Strides Against Breast Cancer® 5K walk’ on Oct. 24. Presented by Lexus of Melbourne, Making Strides provides hope to all people facing the disease, and raised over $360,000 – surpassing the goal of $320,000.
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Breast cancer (BCA) remains the most common cancer among American women. A woman has a 1 in 8 chance of developing invasive BCA during her life. However, only 1 in 35 women will ultimately die of the disease. The death rates from BCA have been declining due to earlier detection. This optimistic outlook reflects the years of research into better detection and treatment of this disease.