October 15, 2008

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

According to the National Cancer Institute:

Estimated new cases and deaths from breast cancer in the United States in 2008:

New cases: 182,460 (female); 1,990 (male)
Deaths: 40,480 (female); 450 (male)

For more information on Breast Cancer:

Books locate in the GSU Library:

Title: The breast cancer survivor’s fitness plan : reclaim health, regain strength, live longer / Carolyn M. Kaelin ...[et al.]. Call Number: RC280.B8 B68892007
Title: Straight talk about breast cancer : from diagnosis to recovery / Suzanne W. Braddock Call Number: RC280.B8 S7482007
Title: A breast cancer journey : your personal guidebook / from the experts at the American Cancer Society. Call Number: WELLNESS RC280.B8 B6876 2004
Title: After breast cancer : a common-sense guide to life after treatment / Hester Hill Schnipper ; foreword by Lowell E. Schnipper Call Number: WELLNESS RC280.B8 S3492003
Title: The breast sourcebook [computer file] : everything you need to know about cancer detection, treatment, and prevention / M. Sara Rosenthal ; foreword by Dawn Holman. . URL: http://proxy.govst.edu:2048/login?url=http://www.netLibrary.com/summary.asp?id=23385

Websites:

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Susan G. Komen for the Cure
National Cancer Institute - What You Need to Know About Breast Cancer

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