Facts About Breast Cancer

What is breast cancer?

Breast cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the breast. 

Early Detection

When breast cancer is detected early, and is in the localized stage, the 5-year relative survival rate is 100%.  Early detection includes doing monthly breast self-exams, and scheduling regular clinical breast exams and mammograms.

Diagnosis

Breast cancer can be diagnosed through multiple tests, including a mammogram, ultrasound, MRI and biopsy.

Stages

Once a person is determined to have a malignant tumor or the diagnosis of breast cancer, the healthcare team will determine breast cancer staging to communicate how far the disease has progressed.

Types

Types of breast cancer include ductal carcinoma in situ, invasive ductal carcinoma, inflammatory breast cancer, and metastatic breast cancer.

Myths

There is a lot of misinformation out there. Make sure you know the facts about breast cancer.

FAQs

Get answers to frequently asked questions about breast cancer.

Of

Jill Caraballo

1963 - 2011

    Jill Caraballo was an amazing person who put others needs before her own.  She was a great mother to her five beautiful children: AJ, Arianna, Michael, Lexi, and Nick.  But she was also an amazing wife, aunt, sister, friend, and the list goes on. No one could bake cookies or deserts quite like hers and we would always look forward to the Holidays because we knew she would always be making something amazing for us to eat. In May 2008 Jill was diagnosed with stage IV Breast Cancer with metastasis to the bones. Three years later in 2011 Jill would pass away from cancer. Her life may have ended but her spirit and memories continue to live on through her children and her family. 

    In Honor of Jill and anyone who is fighting the battle of cancer I have decided that my company Ike 4 Life Productions will be part of Breast Cancer Awarness Month. Like me, I know many people who may have lost friends or loved ones due to this aweful disease called cancer. Together we can help fight the battle and support the people who are fighting the battle. For every Pink special edition I4L Productions shirt sold. Ike 4 Life Productions will donate 40% of the sales to the Joanie Abdu Breast Care Center in support of Breast cancer research and Breast Cancer Patients. The shirt also features the Breast Cancer Awareness Patch on the right sleeve and the Breast Cancer Awareness Support Ribbon on the left sleeve. So help us support breast cancer awareness month by purchasing these limited edition I4L T-shirts. Only Available the month of October.

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