Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Breast Cancer Month of June

I've been tagged by sweet Rozella to help spread the awareness on the ‘Breast Cancer Awareness’ month of June. Please help convey the importance of regular examination and early detection of breast cancer in order to catch this disease when it first erupts, maximizing the chance of survival and recovery. So in doing my bit to help spread awareness on the issue of breast cancer to women, here are several facts on breast cancer that everyone should know about.

The first sign of breast cancer usually shows up on a woman's mammogram before it can be felt or any other symptoms are present.
Risks for breast cancer include a family history, atypical hyperplasia, delaying pregnancy until after age 30 or never becoming pregnant, early menstruation (before age 12), late menopause (after age 55), current use or use in the last ten years of oral contraceptives, and daily consumption of alcohol.
Early detection of breast cancer, through monthly breast self-exam and particularly yearly mammography after age 40, offers the best chance for survival.
Ninety-six percent of women who find and treat breast cancer early will be cancer-free after five years.
Over eighty percent of breast lumps are not cancerous, but benign such as fibrocystic breast disease.
• You are never too young to develop breast cancer! Breast Self-Exam should begin by the age of twenty.

Resources: American Cancer Society National Cancer Institute Komen Foundation

You can help the lives of many women by spreading the word about The Breast Cancer Site pink button as many times as you can. If The Breast Cancer Site receives 8 million clicks on the pink button in June, their premier sponsor -Bare Necessities- will donate $10,000 for more free mammograms. CLICK the pink button today!

The Breast Cancer Site

I'd like to pass on this tag to Farah, LJ, Shiela, Bless, Sushi, Shelly, Roxy, Emila, Liza, Sporty Spice, Daisy, Zubli, Jesie, Bono, Sasha, NAFASg, Ruby, Janet, Cindi, Nancy & KCee.


Rozella June 4, 2008 at 1:25 PM

Thanks for getting it up so quickly :) *hugs* You did such a great job too with all the statistics.

It's really scary and I do believe that by us clicking and spreading the word online, we would definitely help a lot of women. Thanks again!

Mariuca June 4, 2008 at 1:47 PM

He he urgent tag must be given priority! ;)

Breast cancer or any types of cancer is very scary indeed. I'm glad I got to do my bit to help spread some news and awareness Rozella, so thanks again for tagging me sweetie! :):):)

Farah Deen June 4, 2008 at 2:10 PM

Just saw this at Jean's. Great one, and I will get it up now in my memes blog.

emilayusof June 4, 2008 at 2:30 PM

Hola Marzie! can I tag along? Would love to put his on my other side! Been MIA for a day due to internet connection failure! Am back to drop EC!

Anonymous,  June 4, 2008 at 2:31 PM

thanks for the tagging and thanks also for spotting Bonoriau..take care

Mariuca June 4, 2008 at 2:40 PM

Great Farah! I knew I could count on you to spread word on this awareness issue, thanks dear! :)

NafaSg June 4, 2008 at 2:41 PM

Jean tagged us on this one too. Wah u both have been tagging us on the same things.

But this is definitely a tag we want to take part in! And very very special too. =)

Will get this up very soon.

Mariuca June 4, 2008 at 2:42 PM

Hi Emila!! Again internet connection failure? Nasib baik it was just for one day yeah?

And of coz, and I added ur link here too, go for it! ;)

Mariuca June 4, 2008 at 2:45 PM

Thanks for stopping by MPG Bono! And of course must support Bono he he, oh yeah I got the 100 credits too!! Thanks so much Bono!! Baik la Bono. :):):)

Mariuca June 4, 2008 at 2:47 PM

Ha ha ha really NAFA? Wah...great minds think alike then he he...

Yay, I knew I did the right thing by tagging NAFASg with this one. And I know you're gonna come up with a very good post too like always. Happy Wed peeps! :):):)

LadyJava June 4, 2008 at 2:49 PM

GP!! How apt I was tagged with this one coz my mom just went through mammogram herself. I hope the results would be fine though. We will only know in 3weeks time..

The tag is already up!! Thanks for tagging me at my BW

Jean Chia aka Ms.Yummy~licious June 4, 2008 at 3:27 PM

hahhaaha! yup! great minds think alike, marzie!

i didnt know you've done this tag at MPG until LJ told me. I was at mariuca a few times today to see if u've got this tag up but didn't see any new post. Rupa-rupanya you've done this here! hehe.. sry lar, sometimes, i forgot to check on MPG! :P

Let's Help Make June Survivor Month!! :)

Mariuca June 4, 2008 at 4:05 PM

Really LJ? So glad to know that and I hope ur mom's test results will come out a-okay god willing. :)

I'll hop over to BW now!

Mariuca June 4, 2008 at 5:25 PM

Jean! I love it when u berbahasa Melayu he he...and it's so nice to see u at MPG!! :):):)

Liz June 4, 2008 at 8:50 PM

hi marzie! im done, thanks for tagging me ;)

Anonymous,  June 4, 2008 at 8:56 PM

Thanks for tagging! :) Already done and posted it.

Have a great day! Take care! :)

JesieBlogJourney June 4, 2008 at 9:14 PM

Thanks for the tag. Ada problem sedikit. I don't know how to copy the most important part which is the pink buttton for clicks. Tolong tunjuk ajar. Thanks.

Mariuca June 4, 2008 at 10:41 PM

Hi Liza, thanks for participating! Let's hope we can reach that 8 million clicks by the deadline! :)

Mariuca June 4, 2008 at 10:43 PM

Hey Sasha, thanks for stopping by! I'll hop over to ur site right after this. :)

Mariuca June 4, 2008 at 10:45 PM

LOL! No worries Jesie..actually there's a code for it. I'll drop by your site with the link, thanks for participating in this inspiring tag! :)

Sushi June 5, 2008 at 4:56 AM

Hey Marzie! WOOF!Done!( and tagged 4 more people, didn't tag Zubli because I saw you tagged him already, is that the way it goes?) Zubli is also a top 10 Sushi Lover hahahaha. Another Thank you! note for you: Thanks for the tag, thanks for purchasing advertising on my EC widget and thanks for making this world a better place!

Anonymous,  June 5, 2008 at 6:41 AM

Hi Mariuca...I am here to drop off my Bay Head Blog EntreCard and pick up my tag for a good cause. My mom battled breast cancer for a couple of years, unfortunately had to have a mastectomy, but hey, she'll be 83 in July and is still going strong! I'll try to post it to Roxiticus Desperate Housewives on Thursday, maybe even put the pink button in my sidebar for a while.


Tina June 5, 2008 at 6:51 AM

Rozella tagged me with this one too. Its great how a single click can make such a difference.

I gotta get mine up yet though. me bad i know :)

Gelombang Rakyat June 5, 2008 at 10:36 AM

Alapak! dah jangka dah. I tak ada buah di dot dot. LOL!!! Melawak jer okay. Well, ini serious neh, jadi sat gi I posting ya? Fine. Thanks for remembering me and including me. I know a bit about this pain. So, with you I also support this...

Gelombang Rakyat June 5, 2008 at 12:55 PM

Meaouw! Apa macam Marzie? I think Sushi can tag me too. Kan? I know how to do it if and when two bloggers are tagging me the same meme. Hehehehe, Sushi dear, Woof!

Bless June 5, 2008 at 2:16 PM

Hi Marzie thanks for the tag :-)

NafaSg June 5, 2008 at 3:13 PM

Hello GP!!

We got it posted at our site already. Check it out! And we hope that this project will be a huge success. =)

Mariuca June 5, 2008 at 3:55 PM

Great Sushi, I'll drop by ur blog to see ur tag yeah? This is for a good cause, so thanks for participating.

And thank you for being so cute woof woof! :):):)

Mariuca June 5, 2008 at 4:00 PM

Oh I saw ur name over at Rozella's post Tina, that's why I didn't tag u he he! I'm sure ul get this up in no time at all so don't feel bad dear! :)

Mariuca June 5, 2008 at 4:06 PM

Wah wah Zubli, I baru je visit Sushi. You nombor 3 TC sekarang ye? Woofy woof sungguh! Ha ha ha ha!!! :)

Mariuca June 5, 2008 at 4:10 PM

Hi Roxy! WOW, that's awesome woman! To see ur eagerness to participate, now that's one truly rockin' blogger!

Your mom is 83 and still going strong? Amazing!! I am so happy to hear the short version of ur story here, can't wait to see the full version at ur site! :)

Mariuca June 5, 2008 at 4:15 PM

Hola Bless, so nice to see u at MPG today! Thanks for taking part dearie and have a great day! :)

Mariuca June 5, 2008 at 4:17 PM

He he, NAFA is speedy today too! Okies, am at ur blog already with some goodies as usual! ;)

Gelombang Rakyat June 5, 2008 at 6:54 PM

Iya daa, for I love Shusi, I shall woof woof to TC 1. Calling, calling...

Jackie June 5, 2008 at 10:14 PM

I am getting this one done today. You did a great job.

I have two sister in laws who had breast canccer.

And thanks for that extra special sweet smelling magical Genie Princess dust that you sprinkled my way. It's working!!

P.S. Please excuse any and all typos...I think Walter is in the ditch again..LOL!!!

Anonymous,  June 5, 2008 at 10:42 PM

My pink button is stop by and visit, I'm back in another Battle of the Blogs.

Sushi June 5, 2008 at 11:54 PM

Interesting to "hear" the conversation between you and Zubli in Malay/Malaysian?( didn't get it)in WOOF( I got it!) and in English
(I got it too!)
3 languages in a short chat!wow

Kimberly June 6, 2008 at 12:04 AM

Thanks for the tag. I just added mine here: Spice World

Mariuca June 6, 2008 at 12:36 AM

Zubli! Who doesn't love Sushi, he's adorable right? Silakan ke TC1, I shall be right behind lolz.. ;)

Mariuca June 6, 2008 at 12:39 AM

Jackie! The magical genie dust worked ha ha!! You sound more cheerful today, hope this means things are back on track for u. :)

Looking forward to ur post on this, let's see how creative you can get with this meme yeah? ;)

Mariuca June 6, 2008 at 12:40 AM

Woof woof Sushi! We're just saying how adorable you are he he! How abt MEOW, u might see some of that comin up real soon LOL! :):):)

Mariuca June 6, 2008 at 12:42 AM

Hi Roxy, will drop by ur place later and will try to catch ur battle too of coz! I feel another BOTB coming on myself! ;)

Mariuca June 6, 2008 at 12:43 AM

Thanks Spice, I just hopped over to ur site. See ya! :)

My name is Kristie June 6, 2008 at 7:51 AM


Thanks for being one of my EC top droppers.


Anonymous,  June 6, 2008 at 8:30 AM

Hmm... I don't see you in a Battle of the Blogs, hope I didn't miss it! I did vote for LJ earlier. See ya!


Mariuca June 6, 2008 at 11:09 AM

Hi Kristie! Thanks for the linky love, will be dropping like mad even more this month LOL! :)

Mariuca June 6, 2008 at 11:11 AM

Roxy, silly me! I fell asleep early last night and didn't even join BOTB he he he! ;)

Anyway I managed to cast my vote for both u and LJ this morning, so let's hope u guys win yeah? :)

LadyJava June 6, 2008 at 11:24 AM

GP!!! I hehhe... what time you slept last night.. I went in at 5am and woke up at 10am this morning.. fresh fresh fresh now!!..having coffee and my cheesecake now...hehe

Mariuca June 6, 2008 at 11:41 AM

Morning and congrats LJ!

Looks like we're both early birds today. I slept at 1.30 and woke up at 9am wah wah...awal tu! Syabas la to us LOL! :)

LadyJava June 6, 2008 at 11:43 AM

heheh... syabas!!! what are up to today? Any plans for the weekend? Me biasalah.. we'll wing it!!

Mariuca June 6, 2008 at 11:49 AM

He he thank you, once in a while it feels good to be up and about in da morning kan? Trinity would be so proud of us too ha ha ha!!

Oh this weekend B has to work la! :( But I too have some work to do, so it'll be a working weekend for me. Dah la nothing nice on TV nowadays, and all our shows dah habis tengok, so dunno la what to do this weekend aside from work! ;)

LadyJava June 6, 2008 at 11:52 AM

Tulah.. Azwaj pun tak sure if he work this weekend or not.. otherwise working weekend for me too..heheh..

Semua show dah tengok eh.. we are TOO advance lahh!!

Mariuca June 6, 2008 at 11:54 AM

Well for me, B confirm kena kerja, some more going off to Switzerland soon...without me! :(

I'm so up-to-date with Boldie and am done with all the rest except for GG. PB bila nak keluar ni? And I've given up on Heroes la! It's ridic to make us wait this long for the continuation...forgot oredi all what happened! :(

LadyJava June 6, 2008 at 11:59 AM

Wah.. Switzerland!! No way you can tag along?? best tu.. especially in this hot weather..

Me, still dl Boldie, and PB. Finished with GG and DH but no news on CM as well kan??..Mmg tak follow Heroes.. so no complaints there..

Mariuca June 6, 2008 at 12:05 PM

No chance la LJ. One day travel there, the next day watch EURO match, then balik oredi! Dunno if can kirim my perfumes also since he won't have any time to do anything but watch football.

I loved Heroes first season, then this season dah mula merapu! But I still gave then chance, and now dah more than 3 months quiet only, no continuasi! Don't like la Heroes anymore like dis! ;)

LadyJava June 6, 2008 at 12:14 PM

Oh short2 trip like not not worthit lahh.. takper.. next time..;)

Wah 3mths on updates.. alamak.. dah kena cancelled ke??

Anway.. remember that email I send you on offer for PR3 blog.. I did it for three PR3 of mine and I got paid the very next day you know.. depa tak kisah how many words pun...lolzz... best!!

Mariuca June 6, 2008 at 12:18 PM

That's why, tak sempat nak enjoy then have to go home oredi, but of course if it's a free trip I don mind going he he! ;)

I remember LJ but I got no time for opps nowadays, busy with work mah! I'll check it out again. But for me, I can only do for Mariuca since MPG dah turun PR2! :(

LadyJava June 6, 2008 at 12:20 PM

Eh kalau free trip but I nak pegi..lolzz

Busy with work means.. lots of ching2... good for you mah..:)

Mariuca June 6, 2008 at 12:24 PM

Yeah LJ and it also means I can't update my blog or play my FB games! :( He he but of course, alhamdulillah ada kerja! :):):)

LadyJava June 6, 2008 at 12:26 PM

I pulak terlebih update...lolzz!!! astaga...lolzz!!

Dah lama I tak check into FB.. perhaps today I'll check in..

Mariuca June 6, 2008 at 12:31 PM

He he biasa la u LJ, forever writing posts! ;)

Yeah, check in to FB and give me a new citizen for my city okay? Spectra!!

LadyJava June 6, 2008 at 12:35 PM

he.. Nak buat macam mana.. carik makan mah...lolzz!!!

Will do on FB!

Mariuca June 6, 2008 at 12:39 PM

Okay LJ, I'm so jeles you're gonna be happily playing all the FB games there. Say hello to all my games for me and I'll catch u later okay woman? Nanti kita punya turn pulak to membuffer kat LJL, sementara u know who tengah senyap ni HA HA HA!!!! ;)

LadyJava June 6, 2008 at 12:45 PM

ok.. set!!! lol.. ah ah eh senyop jer dia.. solat jumaat kot!! lolzz!!

SHIELA June 6, 2008 at 8:00 PM

Thanks for this tag. It's good to know that we can help by doing this.

Thanks again.

Gelombang Rakyat June 6, 2008 at 9:41 PM

Dear Sushi, hehehehe, let us Rawang and She-ka-go maintain Woof Woof for a while okay. Next, Japanese. Please use the code. Hehehehehehe...

Gelombang Rakyat June 6, 2008 at 9:42 PM

Capa tuh bisik, bisik? I ada kat sini Ladyz! No buffering please, Monday siap lu dua orang nyahat! LOL!!!

Tina June 6, 2008 at 11:20 PM

Hey M,

What is hello and goodbye in malaysian? I want to greet you that way sometimes lol!

Mariuca June 7, 2008 at 1:32 AM

LJ!! Zubli dah habis solat Jumaat dah and he's coming back with a vengeance on Monday LOL! ;)

Zubli, mana ada buffering, kita kan tak reti buffer-membuffer ni he he... :)

LadyJava June 7, 2008 at 1:34 AM

heheh GP!! Yelah takut bebenor dengar.... full vengence..lolzz..

takper.. LJ is prepared..lolzz!!

Mariuca June 7, 2008 at 1:36 AM

Hi Shiela, thank you for stopping by and for taking part in this noble cause. Have a great weekend! :)

Mariuca June 7, 2008 at 1:39 AM

He he Tina you're so cute! Okay, hello is just helo and goodbye is "Selamat Tinggal or Selamat Jalan"! You're gonna be as good as Jackie soon LOL! :)

Mariuca June 7, 2008 at 1:42 AM

Wah LJ menerima cabaran Zubli, semakin hebat proses membuffer even though Zubli believes that buffering ain't his style! ;)

Where are u Zubli? Come out come out wherever u are! The night-owlerz are back! Ha ha ha! :)

Lisa Nelsen-Woods June 7, 2008 at 6:24 AM

I clicked the link to do my part! My Husband does his part too. He runs in our local Race For The Cure every year in memory of a family member who had breast cancer. This year he came in 21st out of over 40 thousand runners and walkers. He ROCKS!!!

Sushi June 7, 2008 at 11:18 AM

Oh I'm flattered by so many compliments! Thanks you all! I'm looking forward to more Phoebe updates.
PS: What a posh salon for diva baths!

Mariuca June 7, 2008 at 2:24 PM

Hi Lisa, thanks a lot for clicking and wow to ur hubby's achievement! That is awesome, I can tell u're very proud of him. ;)

Thanks for stopping by and I hope to see u back here soon! :)

Mariuca June 7, 2008 at 2:26 PM

He he kitties deserve to be pampered Sushi cause they're so cute and fluffy! Meow! :):):)

venom June 8, 2008 at 3:21 AM

hey nice blog.. :)

LadyJava June 8, 2008 at 12:09 PM

GP!! Up for another meme here???

Have a great weekend dearie.. hope you internet is ok already :)

Tina June 8, 2008 at 8:02 PM

I agree your EC badge looks so hoT at my place lol!

I would keep it there if i could :(

Hope you got some clicks from it xxx

Tina June 8, 2008 at 8:06 PM

you have officially confused me marzie. I saw on someone elese blog you are the genie princess, but when you comment to me your Mariuca.

What you doing to me girl! x

Mariuca June 9, 2008 at 2:33 AM

Hi Venom, thanks and welcome to Mariuca's Perfume Gallery! Have a great day. :)

Mariuca June 9, 2008 at 2:35 AM

Hi LJ, thanks dearie! This meme memang suitable for MPG. I will get it up later yeah? :)

Mariuca June 9, 2008 at 2:37 AM

Hi Tina! Ohhhh ... I think when I left my first comment at ur blog, I signed in as Mariuca... so my info is saved as Mariuca at ur blog, but worry will soon receive an official visit from the Genie Princess alakazam!! :):):)

Gelombang Rakyat June 9, 2008 at 3:05 PM

Pandailah you all, I all, nengok budak wangi dengan wong jowo, sampai 100, tolak bab mandi 55 sorang! 45 jer yang velit. LOL!!!

Gelombang Rakyat June 9, 2008 at 3:09 PM

Tak per Marzie, rasanya kat sini yang wangi dua orang jer. Ateh pada 40 rasanya, bertahan sampai hujung bulan. Hehehehehehe...

Sushi June 10, 2008 at 12:15 AM

Helo Marzie!(Beginning to write in Malaysian). I have a question about your kitties. Aren't they supposed to give themselves a bath? I really don't like this idea....I believe in baths with soap and water! How often do you give them a bath/take them to the salon? I'm trying to get enough info about Persians so I'll have more arguments to convince Daddy to get one. Selamat Tinggal!(I think I've got another language to learn, I can do it! WOOF!)

Mariuca June 10, 2008 at 9:49 AM

Eh eh eh mana ada bab mandi ni Zubli he he...tu kan kita dah discuss kat Mariuca, kat sini semua discussion yg wangi-wangi je Zubli he he! Enjoyzzzz ur Tuesday ye? :):):)

Mariuca June 10, 2008 at 9:52 AM

Hi Sushi!! Ha ha ha when I send them for their Diva wash, it's a 10-step procedure that includes shampooing of course! I try to send them whenever they get dirty. We used to shampoo them ourselves but it was getting to be too difficult especially with Benji who's so big and fluffy! :):):)

Gelombang Rakyat June 10, 2008 at 10:26 AM

Iyer ker? Habeh yang woof woof tanya bath tu aper menda? LOL!!!

Sushi June 11, 2008 at 3:21 AM

I'm really impressed with the 10-step process! Wow, I have to try this one. Oh, Marzie I see you like Victoria's Secret, do you also like Bath & Body Works? You know when I was little and Mama wasn't used to me(she used to be scared of me or any person like me)even my natural scent bothered her, she would spraye me every now and then with either VS or BBW body splash. She also sprayed my bed linen. I liked it but she sprayed a bit too much!

Jackie June 11, 2008 at 7:34 AM

Hello again,
I simply can't pass up the chance to grab a little perfume special dust sprinkle.
Love and Hugs:-))))

Mariuca June 11, 2008 at 11:17 PM

Hello Zubli and Jackie! Apa khabar semua? I hope you are still keeping up with ur lessons Jackie and Zubli is behaving himself? ;)

Mariuca June 11, 2008 at 11:20 PM

Sushi! I LOVE Bath and Body Works!!! I used it all the time when I was studying in the US, even more than VS stuff he he!! I am still waiting for Bath to open up a branch here, such a long wait! I usually get my "supply" from friends who go overseas or when B goes on one of his biz trips! :):):)

Anonymous,  June 12, 2008 at 1:02 AM

Clicked the pink ribbon ~ and congrats for being mentioned in the Entrecard Blog today!

Mariuca June 12, 2008 at 11:26 AM

Hola Cindi!! Thanks so much for the click and for ur comment. Matt did an excellent write-up for the EC blog yeah? Woo hoo!! :):):)

Sushi June 13, 2008 at 5:16 AM

Hopefully they'll open a B&B Works soon in your city. I think it's sold on ebay, but I'm not sure you can trust... if you want Mama to send to you, there shouldn't be a problem. I like your songs in here, really relaxing!

Mariuca June 13, 2008 at 10:47 AM

I wish Sushi!!! I've been waiting forever! We don't even have VS here! :(

Oh Mama is so sweet, please thank her for me! I'd love that but at the same time I wouldn't want to trouble her, unless I'm totally out and then I'll bug u and Mama to help GP okay? He he!

I like my songs here too, they're actually B's fave type of music! :)

Sushi June 15, 2008 at 1:27 PM

GP, you can bug me & Mama, when you're out, just SHOUT! haha:)

PS: This is to Zubli! Hi Zubli, Rawang? I don't get it! She-'ka-go (Ok) Japanese code ( I don't get it aagain!):(

Marzie, do you get it?

Mariuca June 16, 2008 at 12:16 PM

LOL Sushi!!! I too don't get it he he but Rawang is a place.

Zubli, stop confusing my cute Sushi! ;)

Rozella June 18, 2008 at 10:33 AM

54% already!!! Woohoo! Keep clicking people! 2 weeks to go!!!! Hehehehe

Mariuca June 18, 2008 at 8:58 PM

WOW, thanks for the update Rozella! Clickity click! :):):)

LadyJava October 19, 2008 at 10:26 PM

GP!! My mom's mammogram came back negative.. yahoo... i posted the result at my woman blog already..

Love n Hugs from Genie Princess!

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