Bio Were on a mission to save womens lives from breast & ovarian cancer by empowering them to live proactively. Location Chicago Tweets 16,5K Followers 25,1K Following 2,1K Account created 28-05-2009 19:07:57 ID 43173208
Hootsuite : Starting your period under age 12 is linked to an increased risk for breast cancer because it raises total lifetime exposure to estrogen. Learn about the other factors that contribute to breast and ovarian cancer risk at assessyourrisk.org.
Hootsuite : You can be more proactive about your individual health when you know your family health history. Gathering background information from BOTH sides of your family is important; AKA dont forget about your dads side!
iPhone : After meeting to discuss her BRCA1 mutation, Caitlin Lopez’s genetic counselor referred her to Bright Pink. Today, Caitlin empowers women around the country to be proactive about their health. Read her story here: goo.gl/g9TJ32
Hootsuite : Just as a person has genetic DNA, a person also has an environmental DNA. Geography - all the places you have lived - may soon be routinely included in electronic medical records, via Washington Post wapo.st/2wDuuS1
Hootsuite : Angelina Jolie brought attention to the genetic testing conversation five years ago, now physicians, advocates and policymakers must come together to keep that momentum going, via HuffPost bit.ly/2rHKRbe
Hootsuite : You've heard it before, but we'll tell you again: Being active is key. 30 minutes of regular exercise on most days may reduce your risk of breast cancer by as much as 10-20%. What's your favorite way to break a sweat? 💦
Hootsuite : Based on a survey of more than 1,000 #women, conducted by HealthyWomen.orgREDBOOK and GCI Health, women are stressed & unable to prioritize their health. Thats why we encourage you to join the #BeHealthiHer movement: bit.ly/HealthiHer. #NWHW
Twitter Web Client : Ohio is near and dear to our hearts for many reasons! Our founder Lindsay Avner is from Ohio and one of our amazing Educational Ambassadors, Brittany, lives in Cleveland: vimeo.com/235445204
Hootsuite : The research linking alcohol to breast cancer is solid - something journalist Stephanie Mencimer didn't appreciate until she found out she has stage-two breast cancer, via Mother Jones bit.ly/2EF0lk7
Twitter Web Client : Hey 🦉Mike Clevinger 🌺, if you end up getting fined for wearing those amazing spikes, we would love to partner with you to turn that into something positive that benefits women nationwide! We are a non profit focused on the prevention of breast & ovarian cancer ✌️