Breast Cancer Awareness: Weight Loss could reduce Risk

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Now in the third year, the volunteer-led Wyoming Breast Cancer Initiative raises funds to increase breast health education, financially assist with breast cancer screenings, fund cancer patient navigation programs, and offer support to breast cancer survivors and families. The campaign was established in collaboration with The Breast Cancer Welfare Association Malaysia (BCWA).

"For me personally, the whole month of October allows us to spread as much knowledge about breast cancer to everyone I come into contact with", she said. Since the creation of the Pink Ribbon Bagel in 2001, Panera Bread has donated over $2.6 million to breast cancer charities across the nation.

She said owners Keith and Holly Anderson share the same philanthropic spirit as their parents, Carl and Greta, who have always put a foot forward to make a difference in the community.

Marchbanks was by her side through it all.

Determined to beat the disease, my aunt underwent a double mastectomy, a surgery that entirely removes both of her breasts.

"I had breast cancer, but I don't fully understand", she said. "We want to raise up to $8000 and so far we've got $3000".

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"That is very important, because we need more research", Pigue said.

The Think Pink Shake is a cinnamon Oreo shake with whipped cream and a breast cancer ribbon candy.

The Pink Ribbon CEO called for the re-establishment of the national health structure based on better-researched statistics of disease burden and the launch of a special focused awareness campaign to promote the concept of 'prevention is better than cure'.

"They had the idea and outlook of 'OK, I have to get out and it's a temporary thing and I can finish and I can go on with the rest of my life'". "Having volunteers for these events helps the events run smoothly".

It's likely that breast cancer is caused by a complex interaction of your genetic makeup and environment.

"We just raised over $6,700 for Camp Good Days". Hamilton says around this time of year they normally get a little bit more of an influx of patients coming in for exams, easily reaching at least 70 patients per day.

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On Monday, Oct. 8, Zeta had 'Cupcakes for a Cure, ' where it sold $1 cupcakes at its lodge located on Greek Circle.

The Musgrave affiliated retailer has created the Installation using 3,1000 roses, representing the number of people that would be told they have breast cancer this year.

According to the American Cancer Society, this year they estimate over 40,000 women will lose their lives to this disease.

Mountain View Hospital is hosting four other events of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Doctor Dana Henkel from SSM Health said with advancements in technology, they are able to catch it earlier and help more women continue their life journey cancer-free.

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