Published: Tue, October 16, 2018
Health Care | By Cedric Leonard

Hospital foundation to Paint the Town Pink for breast cancer awareness

Hospital foundation to Paint the Town Pink for breast cancer awareness

The Thomasville and Davidson County communities are invited to support the initiative by purchasing pink ribbons for $1 each in honor or memory of a loved one.

But, like all things in health, every person is different-and your breast cancer screening recommendations may differ too.

With two years left on the grant, there's a lot of work still to be done, Murphy said, yet they are confident the efforts will continue to save lives. This year, the club is also selling cookies in hopes of raising even more money.

Dr Michael Mugaba a gynecologist at Oshen King Faisal hospital reveals that breast cancer is a huge issue right now and that the challenge lies with public awareness.

It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the American Cancer Society is marking the occasion with its 22annual "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer" 3K in Rochester.

"Further studies are needed to estimate more precisely the extent to which a shorter pregnancy and heavier firstborns increase women's risk of developing breast cancer, and to study the possible causal mechanism in more depth".

"Maine Cancer Foundation is extremely grateful for the success of the breast cancer awareness license plate, and the reliable income it provides to help in our mission to reduce the incidence and mortality of cancer across the state", said Tara Hill, executive director of Maine Cancer Foundation. Breast cancer is curable up to 98-99.5% if detected early.

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"As frightening as a cancer diagnosis is, the good news is that modern medical advances and early screening and diagnosis result in more women surviving and beating cancer with less aggressive and invasive treatment".

"A mammogram is a dedicated X-ray of the breast tissue", Matthiesen said.

Mrs Henderson says she can't imagine the distress felt by women who are faced with having to fund the drugs themselves at the expense of their own family's future.

Moore said that teams of walkers have participated in the non-competitive event, including those formed by individuals, as well as from schools, churches, local businesses, community groups such as the NAACP, and participants in the Real Men Wear Pink campaign.

The annual More Than Pink Walk, which serves to help find a cure for breast cancer, took place in Miami this weekend. Those who die from breast cancer normally leave behind orphans. "Do this in a circular motion down to the lower part of the breast and make sure you cover the whole breast", she says.

"I'm all for women having information, but there's not evidence to support what to do", says Karla Kerlikowske, a primary-care physician and a professor of medicine, epidemiology and biostatistics at the University of California at San Francisco. Around 70% breast cancer patients in India come for diagnostic and treatment services in advanced stages of the disease. There is mastectomy where the entire breast is removed. She said that she didn't have a history of cancer in her Haitian family, didn't smoke cigarettes, ate healthy and had none of the typical risk factors associated with breast cancer. The mortality rate for young black women is high for a variety of reasons, including hormones, obesity and familial risk.

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