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Tania Turner

"Making A Difference To Breast Cancer With Breast Chek"

New Zealand
female, age 48
married, 1 child
Speaks: English only
Joined Sep 22, 2007


 
Breast Chek Endorsements From VIPs
From: The United States Congress

HOUSE MEMBERS INTRODUCE BREAST CANCER DETECTION ACT TO MAKE BREAST SELF-EXAM AID WIDELY AVAILABLE TO AMERICAN WOMEN

Washington, D.C.  U. S. Congresswoman Barbara Vucanovich (R-Nev. 2nd) today introduced legislation that would give thousands of American women an extra tool in the early detection of breast lumps by making a small plastic pad that can be used as an aid in breast self-exams (BSE) directly available to American women.

Vucanovich, a breast cancer survivor, said the device...can be added as an extra step women take when they do their monthly BSEs. “We have no cure for cancer, and the best hope for survival is early detection and early treatment,” Vucanovich said. “The Breast Chek pad gives women another tool in early detection and should become a part of every woman’s monthly BSE routine.”

The Vucanovich bill, entitled the Breast Cancer Detection Act, would allow Breast Chek to be available without a prescription, making it easily obtainable and widely accessible to all American women. Original cosponsors are Reps. Joe Barton (R-Texas-6th), John Meyers (R-Ind-7th), Bill Baker (R-Calif.-10th), Richard Burr (R-N.C.-5th), and Glen Poshard (D-Ill.-19th). It is supported by the breast cancer support group Y-Me and thousands of women throughout the nation.

Note: The Breast Chek Aid is now fully registered as a medical device and approved for over-the-counter sale throughout the free world.


From: The Whitehouse:

"Thank you also for sending a sample of the breast cancer detection aid. I am grateful for your efforts to educate women about the importance of the early detection of breast cancer and to encourage them to take charge of their health."

With best wishes,
Laura Bush


From Good Housekeeping Magazine:

Mark Haas bought the (Breast Chek) pad for his wife, and she used it the same day  even though her annual mammogram, taken only six weeks earlier, had been normal. Haas was stunned when she found a pea-sized lump in her right breast. "I couldn’t believe it", she says. "My husband thought I was imagining things." When she prodded her breast using her fingers alone, she, too, thought maybe she was imagining things since she could barely feel the lump. But when she used the (Breast Chek) pad, there it was. "It felt like a pebble,” she recalls. Haas made an appointment with her doctor, who was able to find the lump with her fingers after she pointed it out. A biopsy confirmed that the lump was malignant. Fortunately, Haas had detected the cancer so early that it hadn’t had a chance to spread..."I’m sure I’m alive today because of the (Breast Chek) pad," Haas says.

...mammograms miss 10-15 percent of all cancers. "That’s why it’s important that women have every tool possible,"Dr. Redmond says. Dr. Patricia Redmond, M.D. director of radiology at Staten Island University Hospital, New York City.


From: Good Housekeeping Magazine

Carole Withers, 50, of Durango, CO, found two pre-cancerous nodules in her left breast while using a Breast Chek Aid that her husband, a doctor, brought home from the clinic where he worked. Even her doctor was unable to find the lumps without it. "As women, we have to take responsibility for our own bodies", said Withers.


From: Good Housekeeping Magazine

Mary Daly Gorman, 56, a writer from Chevy Chase, MD, found a lump in her breast...while using a Breast Chek Aid. Gorman’s surgeon, Katherine Alley, MD. said, "When I did her biopsy, I had to keep checking to make sure I had the right spot  that’s how small it was."


From: The Wall Street Journal

Dr. Withers, a surgeon at Maui Clinic, says the Breast Chek Aid has twice enabled him to feel otherwise undetectable lumps. "There is no question that the Breast Chek Aid increases tactile ability", he says "it makes an exam 100% easier."


From: The Wall Street Journal

Gale Katterhagen, medical director of the cancer center at St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA, says test he conducted indicated that women who used the Breast Chek Aid were 22% more likely to perform monthly breast self-exams.


From: The Wall Street Journal

Women who use the Breast Chek Aid swear by it. Ms Richardson, a 43 year-old Decatur resident, doubts she would have found two small lumps without the aid. She had a double mastectomy. "It probably saved my life", she says, adding that she gave one to her 19 year-old daughter.


From: Women’s Health Specialists, Dorcas McLennan, MD, OB/GYN

"...I understand the need for this type of device on the market for both physicians and consumers alike. I can already see how the Breast Chek Aid will help me when I demonstrate to my patients how to perform a breast examination. When I hand the aid to them after the checkup to take home, I am confident that the increased sensitivity provided by the Breast Chek Aid will result in more frequent and thorough self-exams...I look forward to helping spread the word about the Breast Chek Aid and its importance in the breast self-examination process...I will share this with my patients, friends and loved ones alike."


From Senator Penny Severns, Illinois / Herald & Review, Decatur, Il

Sen. Severns, who found a small cancer in July but thinks the Breast Chek Aid might have helped her find it earlier, said just having the device at home will remind women to check their breasts. "Whatever we can do to promote awareness and self-examination, coupled with mammograms, we must do," said Severns.

 
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Hometown New Zealand 
Homepage http://www.plexuspink.com/56342  
Birthday Oct 20, 1965  
Languages English only  
About Me I am raising breast cancer awareness by promoting Breast Self Examination Kits, what every woman needs! It has always been my passion to help others. Can't get anymore exciting than potentially saving lives!

Since I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis I realise that life is too short and we must do all we can to maintain good health. Don't be afraid to empower yourself, knowledge is power. "Keep striving and don't look back, there is light at the end of the tunnel"

I am looking for others from anywhere in the world to help introduce others to our unique & FDA approved - Breast Cancer Screening Kit. This powerful and very rewarding opportunity is perfectly timed for you to introduce Breast Chek Kits to women and organizations that will be doing their part to stop Breast Cancer during the month of October & Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

Hundreds of doctors from around the world have highly recommended this product to their women patients & families. Again this product is highly endorsed and highly recommended as you will see from the testimonials and endorsements above.


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Political Leaning Very Liberal
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Wild Fact About Me
My Philosophy Having lost a loved one to Breast Cancer and having 4 galfriends with Breast Cancer, I have seen the pain and suffering this deadly disease causes. Now that I am raising breast cancer awareness, I know I will make a difference as this patented medical device enhances sensitivity while performing your monthly breast-examination. It is thus designed to help women detect changes in their breast tissue. Empower yourself, don't be afraid anymore, you owe it to yourself and loved ones!
What Gives Me Hope Love and support from my family and friends.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by Placing a breast chek kit into the hands of every woman.
What/who changed my life and why My dear sister n law who passed away from breast cancer far too young.
What Bugs Me People whom do harm unto others, Chain E-Mails, abusive people, Any one that would hurt a child  
Passions Always being there for friends, Always being there for family, Life - it's a blast, laughter, broadening my horizons, Helping others any way i can, making a difference  
Inspirations People waking and seeing their own light, happiness, to fulfill my purpose on earth  
What Scares Me The internet being disconnected!  
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Role Models Oprah she is truly a selfless person, Oprah Winfrey  
Quotation Life is lived slowly but richly as some people who are able to rush because they can, move fast, miss the beauty of the rose petals.
Interests Mind/Body/Spirit  
Books The Secret  
Music All except country  
Movies titanic  
TV Shows Documentaries of almost any kind  
Favorite Foods Not enuff room here to list  
Favorite Places On my patio with a glass of wine!  
Can't Live Without hope and dreams, friends, family, hope  
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    Oct 15, 2008 1:45 AM

    Amalthea L. (11)

    Have a nice birthday!


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    Amalthea L. (11)

    Thanks for the comment on my blog.



    Oct 6, 2007 6:25 AM

    Tania T. (7)

    Join my group by clicking on here - http://www.care2.com/c2c/group/breastchek


    Sep 23, 2007 10:10 AM

    Tania T. (7)

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