The Male Breast  Cancer Blog

by HIS Breast Cancer Awareness

March 19, 2020

Since the 1970s, male breast cancer cases have risen from 0.86 cases per 100,000 men to 1.2. Deaths relating to air pollution are rising too. Vox reports that there were almost 10,000 more deaths caused by air pollution in 2018 than there were in 2016. This, therefore, highlights the serious impact that air pollution has on the nation’s health. But most importantly, it begs the question: is air pollution contributing to the growing number of males being diagnosed with breast cancer?

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Having, recovering or being at risk for cancer is scary enough, now add COVID-19

During this challenging time with the Coronavirus, it’s important to continue to keep your mind and body strong during this time of social isolation, a loss of routine and increased anxiety. HIS Breast Cancer Awareness and Grokker are able to provide you with this FREE link to access thousands of on line holistic wellbeing programs and videos-including fitness, mental health, yoga, nutrition, sleep and financial well...

As a cancer survivor, do we live in fear of a virus too? As a survivor there are the constant thoughts and worries about recurrence or worse, metastasis. As a BRCA mutation carrier (or any hereditary genetic mutation), there are days of fear with a greater risk of a new diagnosis. These bring a challenge to every minute, hour and days of our life.  How does this compare to the fears of the Coronavirus? 

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