breast cancer continues
to be the most common cancer diagnosis—except
for skin cancers—for women in America, Australia,
Canada, Italy, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.
Approximately 1 in 8 or 9 women will develop breast
cancer during their lifetimes.
Fewer women are dying from breast cancer today
than in the past. Breast cancer deaths have decreased
due to earlier detection and breast cancer awareness.
This awareness is imperative, and all skin care
professionals need to be educated about the signs
and symptoms that may be recognized during spa
treatments, such as underarm waxing, body wraps
or other skin care services. By being aware, you can
help save a life!
Because a large percentage of women of all ages—and
more and more men—visit spas, skin care professionals
cannot shy away from breast cancer statistics. This
article focuses on breast cancer education to coincide
with Breast Cancer Awareness Month and raise the
By Morag Currin