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Oncology Esthetics: Breast Cancer Awareness

Morag Currin October 2013 issue of Skin Inc. magazine
Oncology Esthetics: Breast Cancer Awareness

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In 2013, breast cancer continues to be the most common cancer diagnosis—except for skin cancers—for women in America, Australia, Canada, Italy, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Approximately 1 in 8 or 9 women will develop breast cancer during their lifetimes.

Fewer women are dying from breast cancer today than in the past. Breast cancer deaths have decreased due to earlier detection and breast cancer awareness. This awareness is imperative, and all skin care professionals need to be educated about the signs and symptoms that may be recognized during spa treatments, such as underarm waxing, body wraps or other skin care services. By being aware, you can help save a life!

Because a large percentage of women of all ages—and more and more men—visit spas, skin care professionals cannot shy away from breast cancer statistics. This article focuses on breast cancer education to coincide with Breast Cancer Awareness Month and raise the awareness of skin care professionals, addressing the different types of breast cancer—including noninvasive, invasive, recurrent and metastatic breast cancers—as well as breast cancer in men.


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