It was dark as the wind and the rain tapped on her window in 1816. It was on that night that Mary Shelly acclaimed author of gothic fiction penned Frankenstein. To commemorate that evening, the National Library of Medicine online exhibition, Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature explores the applied discipline of biomedical engineering and its attempt to challenge the understanding of what it means to human. So, check out the National Library of Medicine online exhibition; Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature.
It can take the lives of both women and men. It does not favor a race or ethnicity. It’s breast cancer, and it affects us all.
The month of October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. It is our time to celebrate the lives taken by this disease and to fight with the survivors and caregivers to find a cure.
So, don’t forget to wear pink, participate in an awareness walk, donate, and show your support toward a disease that affects so many.
For more information about early detection and prevention contact The American Cancer Society and the Susan G. Komen Foundation.