Tough Enough to Wear Pink?

Sponsored by Wrangler by Prescott Frontier Days®. Inc. Tough Enough to Wear Pink (TETWP), the grassroots cowboy campaign to fight breast cancer, celebrates its fifteenth anniversary. Through the combined efforts of hundreds of volunteers and regional rodeos across the U.S. and Canada, TETWP has raised over $23 million since its inception in 2004. The money … Read More…

Breast Self Examination

Do your self examination on the same day every month to encourage habit formation. Frequency: Once a month 2-3 days after period Area: Breast and armpit (while raising arm for each side) Directions: In front of mirror, use pads of fingers, preferably with massage oil or shower gel, to check the area using various angles … Read More…

The Importance of Medical Testing

Medical testing often gets a bad rap, but it is very important when you need a diagnosis for a medical condition. The earlier a patient is diagnosed, the sooner treatment can begin. Often early detection can reduce the needed treatment. It can also mean the difference between life and death. Tests can also help a … Read More…

Why Does Breast Density Matter?

Photo caption: The BreastCare Center at YRMC East in Prescott Valley has provided high quality screening, diagnostic and treatment options since it opened in 2011. You’re dedicated to your monthly self-exams, and you follow your health-care provider’s recommendations for breast cancer screenings given your age and family risk factors. But are you aware it’s also … Read More…