Author Archives: Tammie Turley, RN

Knowing Matters

One in eight women either currently has or will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. If detected early, the five-year survival rate for breast cancer exceeds 96 percent. Mammograms are among the best early detection methods, yet 13 million U.S. … Continue reading

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Breast Self-Exams

Performing a breast self-exam (BSE) is a simple process. It requires only a few minutes of your time to do a complete exam.  Getting in the habit of examining your breasts once a month can help you become familiar with … Continue reading

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