Fighting Breast Cancer

Meyer, Michelle
October 2009
Essence (Time Inc.);Oct2009, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p125
The article provides information on the nature of breast cancer and health tips on how African American women can combat this disease. Ways on how to reduce the risk of acquiring breast cancer is discussed including proper diet and exercise. According to Otis W. Brawley, chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society, tobacco or smoking and obesity are the leading carcinogens. Inclusion of fruits and vegetables in one's diet is also recommended.


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