October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Enjoy a pink treat at The Star during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Horsham woman's fight to raise breast cancer awareness

Even more concerning, breast cancer tends to be more aggressive in younger patients, resulting in a lower survival rate. He says if people catch it early enough, they won't have to have a scar like his. "Our program, "Know your rights, Know your Benefits" shows how to navigate the healthcare system, and ask the right questions to get the right treatment".

"Invasive ductal carcinoma is the most common form of breast cancer, followed by invasive lobular carcinoma".

Women's participation in screening activities is also influenced by the culture of taboo and shame, which are widespread in the Lebanese community if someone is ever diagnosed, with Therese from Halat, Mount Lebanon explaining that "society is harsh on cancer patients, I would never see myself pitied by the people". They are the duo that will take care of you upon your visit.

Myth #4: If the gene mutation BRCA1 or BRCA2 is found in your DNA, you will develop breast cancer. To an extent, women's breast cancer risks are determined by their ancestry and life events, said Marilie Gammon, professor of epidemiology in the Gillings School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The doctor said globally, 7 per cent of the population under the age of 40 years is suffering from breast cancer, whereas in India, the rate is double that is 15 per cent.

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"Wear it pink is a great way to come together with friends and family to have fun whilst raising money for Breast Cancer Now's vital research".

Event attendee Beth Jacobs said she raised $335 for the Pink Ribbon Fund.

The NFL and the American Cancer have both provided grants to the health care center to make sure that people can get the care they need.

Thanks to a recent partnership with Mu Epsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., along with the Angel Pillow Project, she's getting the word out to more women. However, if they are still metastasis-free five years from diagnosis, the percent progressing to metastasis within the next five years is higher for HR-positive breast cancer (16.8 percent) versus HR-negative breast cancer (6.4 percent).

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"Cancer is an emotional personal thing for everyone, but for a woman losing a breast, it's a very emotional thing", Shoup said.

Coming up, the Green Foundation is hosting an open house to showcase their new office and to introduce new support programs, along with youth training to become community health advocates.

In addition, there are also psycho-social factors influencing her decision such as her self-efficacy and the extent to which she considers her own well-being and external looks a priority.

He added that times have changed. Thanks to all of you, we were able to raise $12.7 million-the largest donation made by a corporate partner in a single year within BCRF's 25-year history.

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