I have been asked to speak about breast cancer (I am a survivor) to a group of girls aged 12-14 this afternoon. Do you have some good tips on specific information to give to them? I want to make them aware of the disease, how to lower their risks, and get them talking to relieve some of their anxiety.View Thread
Thank you for your reply. I spoke to about sixty girls about breast cancer and covered your suggestions listed. I had been asked by the local Soroptimist club to speak before they had the girls decorate bras for Cancer Awareness Month. I basically spoke to the girls about their own fears and how to lower their own risks later in life. I found a study on the American Cancer Society website about teen girls and their diets. I presented this information. Next time I will show the news report on the study as well. Since many of the girls knew me personally (I had been their elementary principal while I went through chemo and radiation) the talk went well and they opened up to me. Thank you for the additional articles. I will use this information the next time I speak. Cancerfree6View Thread
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