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HERSTORY: Emmis New York HR Director, Pat Robinson Shares Her Testimony About Breast Cancer

During the month of October, the WBLS Family took the time to reflect, honor and lift up those who have suffered from and fought breast cancer. The conversation does not end in October, it exceeds past the point of raising awareness and we want everyone to constantly seek a cure.

Our HR director, Patricia Robinson shares her story with us, expressing her touching testimony on breast cancer. Remember, there are some preventive ways to take when dealing with breast cancer; check them out below.

 

  • Check your breasts once a month, three to five days after your menstrual period ends. Have a thorough medical checkup twice a year, and have annual mammograms. Some experts recommend starting screening mammography at age 40, while others recommend beginning regular mammogram screening at age 50. Start mammograms earlier if you have a family history of breast cancer. Talk to your doctor about when you should have your first mammogram.

 

  • If you are at high risk for breast cancer, certain drugs that block the effects of estrogen, such as raloxifene and tamoxifen, have been shown to reduce the risk of breast cancer. The risks and benefits of using these medications should be discussed with your doctor.

 

 

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