Carcer Awarness Flyer - Nov. 04 2011 Families with Children...

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Nov. 04 2011 Families with Children and Breast Cancer Brief background of the Pink Ribbon: The Pink Awareness Ribbon is largely used in to represent the suffering of those who have breast cancer (mostly women and some men) but has a history of also representing support for birth parents, cleft palate, and nursing mothers. When to talk to your children: You should talk to your children about your disease as soon as possible. Some ages may understand and take it better than others; you should not keep it from them. Because if you do the older they are the more they may feel lied to or hurt that you did not talk to them about it. Causes and risk factors: A risk factor is anything that affects your chances of getting a disease, such as breast cancer. Gender- Just by being a woman is the main factor for getting breast cancer. Because a women’s breast cells are constantly exposed to the growth- promoting effects of the female hormones estrogen and progesterone. Aging-
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