Only 1 out of 10 women who have breast cancer have a genetic history of the disease, what we put on and in our bodies can make the difference. The objective of this “Moms with a
” quarter is to educate our LUNA Moms Club members and others in our community about the environmental and other preventable causes of breast cancer. Our 12 Weekly Tips this quarter will focus on breast cancer awareness. Here are the weekly tips for 2011 thus far! Mission
Week #1: Less than 10% of breast cancers occur in women with a genetic predisposition to the disease. Visit www.breastcancerfund.org to learn more.Week #2: http://www.pureprevention.org/.
The Pure Prevention Campaign is a collaborative effort between LUNA and the Breast Cancer Fund (BCF). The initiative aims to raise awareness about the environmental causes of breast cancer and empower women to live actively, healthy and well. Considering 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime and only 10% of the causes of breast cancer are genetic this is a very important message to get across! By learning the facts, we can make smart choices about the products we use every day.
Pure Prevention focuses on 5 Tips for easy, everyday actions to help reduce the risk of breast cancer:
Tip#1 Make your home a chemical-free sanctuary.
Week #3: www.pureprevention.org. Tip#2 Buy organic and local when possible. Be wary of pesticides.