Table of Contents

Project Update
November Symposium
Art Show Review
March Artwork
More March Artwork
Cancer Myths
Health Tools
Asked Questions
Support Groups

Dr. B. Thomas
School of Nursing
Dr. Anne Forrest
Women's Studies
Prof. Susan Gold/Smith
Visual Arts

1. What is breast health?

2. Can early detection improve one’s chance for a breast cancer cure?

3. How often should a woman perform a breast self-examination & what is the proper way to perform a breast self-examination?

4. How often should a woman have a clinical breast examination performed by a health care professional?

5. At what age should a woman begin having a mammogram?

6. Is it sufficient to only perform a breast self-examination?

7. What are the risk factors associated with breast cancer?

8. At what age should parents begin teaching female children about breast self-examinations?

9. Isn’t breast cancer only a female disease?

10. What are the early warning signs of breast cancer?

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