Today is the Day against Breast Cancer. Unfortunately, all of us know that cancer because preventing it means one of the most spread worry of nowadays. In Science4you, we want to give some advice that can help to prevent it, and that is something we all must know deeper, little scientist!
You might have already heard about this terrifying issue which affects to lots of women around the World, have you little scientist? But, what is it exactly? Our cells live as microorganisms and when they get older or get damaged, they die. The healthiest ones continue living and splitting into new cells if necessary, but if the dead ones also continue dividing itself as though they would be still alive, then cancer appears… Due to the expansion of dead cells, other healthy ones get contaminated and provoke cancer.
The campaign “Know your lemons” was created by a young British designer whose grandmothers passed away after having faced breast cancer. When she tried to wise up about it, she discovered that lot of women were annually diagnosed. Inspired by that, she thought about a campaign, easily understandable, which concerns people and makes them aware of the real danger…. and here the campaign was created.
It is just a lemon box, but each of them shows a malformation that can appear in someone’s breast where cancer is starting to grow up. It was a really creative idea, don’t you think little scientist?
You already know what is this horrible issue which lot of brave women across the World are fighting against. Although you couldn’t do anything to help them, at least share your pink ribbon at show them you support, it will be more useful than you think, little scientist!