Saturday, October 7, 2017

Breast Cancer Awareness Necklaces



Hello everyone!! Kymona from Kreative Kymona here today with a couple of special necklaces to share with you.

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and I wanted to create a couple of necklaces to show my support.

Let's Take a Look:






One of my crafty friends recently lost a family member to breast cancer and I wanted to do something and what I thought I could do is raise awareness for others.

The Breast Cancer Awareness image was pulled from the Internet. I thought it was perfect for these Silver Puffy Square Pendant Necklaces that comes in a kit. The Believe Necklace was created with the Silver Scroll Square Tray and the Watercolor Inspiration images.

I have a coworker at work that participates in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk each year. I will give these necklaces to her. One for her to wear all month long, so that everyone will know her dedication to the cause, the other Breast Cancer Awareness necklaces to her biggest supporter and the Believe necklace to a Breast Cancer Survivor that she knows. The best thing we can do is: GET TESTED EARLY!! Early detection can save lives.

I know this will make her day.

Facts About Breast Cancer:


Here are some facts about Breast Cancer in The United States from the National Breast Cancer Foundation, INC:

  • One in eight women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime.
  • Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women.
  • Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women.
  • Each year it is estimated that over 252,710 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer and more than 40,500 will die.
  • Although breast cancer in men is rare, an estimated 2,470 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer and approximately 460 will die each year.
  • On average, every 2 minutes a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer and 1 woman will die of breast cancer every 13 minutes.
  • Over 3.3 million breast cancer survivors are alive in the United States today. 

The best thing we can do is: GET TESTED EARLY!! Early detection can save lives.

Breast Cancer Screenings:


Here are some screening guidelines according to the American Cancer Society:

These guidelines are for women at average risk for breast cancer. A woman at average risk doesn’t have a personal history of breast cancer, a strong family history of breast cancer, or a genetic mutation known to increase risk of breast cancer (such as BRCA), and has not had chest radiation therapy before the age of 30.

  • Women between 40 and 44 have the option to start screening with a mammogram every year.
  • Women 45 to 54 should get mammograms every year.
  • Women 55 and older can switch to a mammogram every other year, or they can choose to continue yearly mammograms. Screening should continue as long as a woman is in good health and is expected to live 10 more years or longer.
  • All women should understand what to expect when getting a mammogram for breast cancer screening – what the test can and cannot do.
For those who are of higher than average risk please click here.

I hope today's post has bought about some additional awareness for everyone.

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5 comments:

  1. I LOVE this Kymona! It is perfect for this month about breast cancer awareness and your kind words are so wonderful. I shared it with my mother and all my family and they just loved it too. It was very touching. Thank you.

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    1. Hey Kim, you are more then welcome!! I'm so glad. I hope you and your family are doing ok. Losing a loved one, knocks us off our feet but kind people really makes it easier to get back up. Take your time to heal and remember all of the amazing moments with your sister. Keep her legacy going!!!!

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  2. As a sign of gratitude for how my wife was saved from CANCER, i decided to reach out to those still suffering from this.
    My wife suffered cancer in the year 2013 and it was really tough and heartbreaking for me because she was my all and the symptoms were terrible, she always complain of abnormal vaginal bleeding, and she always have pain during sexual intercourse. . we tried various therapies prescribed by our neurologist but none could cure her. I searched for a cure and i saw a testimony by someone who was cured and so many other with similar body problem, and he left the contact of the doctor who had the cure to cancer . I never imagined cancer. has a natural cure not until i contacted him and he assured me my wife will be fine. I got the herbal medication he recommended and my wife used it and in one months time she was fully okay even up till this moment she is so full of life. cancer. has a cure and it is a herbal cure contact the doctor for more info on drwilliams098675@gmail.com on how to get the medication. Thanks for reading my testimony.

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  3. As a sign of gratitude for how my wife was saved from CANCER, i decided to reach out to those still suffering from this.
    My wife suffered cancer in the year 2013 and it was really tough and heartbreaking for me because she was my all and the symptoms were terrible, she always complain of abnormal vaginal bleeding, and she always have pain during sexual intercourse. . we tried various therapies prescribed by our neurologist but none could cure her. I searched for a cure and i saw a testimony by someone who was cured and so many other with similar body problem, and he left the contact of the doctor who had the cure to cancer . I never imagined cancer. has a natural cure not until i contacted him and he assured me my wife will be fine. I got the herbal medication he recommended and my wife used it and in one months time she was fully okay even up till this moment she is so full of life. cancer. has a cure and it is a herbal cure contact the doctor for more info on drwilliams098675@gmail.com on how to get the medication. Thanks for reading my testimony.

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