Pink Jail raises breast cancer awareness

Desiree Burns
October 20, 2018

In fact, Breast cancer is the most common cancer among females in Lebanon.

Governor Rauner has proclaimed October as Breast Cancer Month and October 19th, 2018 as Mammography Day in IL. "Endurance is a big word, and you'll need it to get through the fatigue caused by radiation and the many months of treatment it takes to finish". "It is entirely up to the donors", she said.

Researchers studied the association between dietary habits and health among nearly 42,000 cancer-free people ages 40 and older over an eight-year period.

When it comes to prevention, Dr. McTiernan says some medications can reduce a woman's risk for developing breast cancer by blocking estrogen.

According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, one in eight women in the USA will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Barriers include financial and transportation issues and lack of health education. Apart from being hereditary, many other risk factors like sedentary lifestyle, bingeing on alcohol, smoking, increasing obesity among youngsters, stress and poor dietary intake have been attributed to increase in the incidences of breast cancer among the young Indian women. "This number has increased due to the growing population and individuals living longer", she said.

How the Study Was Conducted: To estimate the risk of recurrence, Mariotto and colleagues used data from a cohort of 381,430 women, ages 15-84, diagnosed with breast cancer from 1992-2013, from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program (SEER) database. Men should also do breast self-exams in the shower and share anything unusual with their doctors.

"Right now breast cancer is at a tipping point".

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Cardi B says she cares a lot about kids and the community and feels it's important to set a good example. The event comes at the right time - temperatures are supposed to drop to the low 40s overnight.

To date, it has raised over £31 million towards Breast Cancer Now's important work.

Regular breast self-exams, along with clinical breast exams by a health care provider and regular mammograms, are the best ways to find breast cancer early.

It is also worth mentioning that even when the levels of "ever conducting a mammography test" are relatively high in Lebanon, this behavior is not maintained but rather conducted intermittently or on one single occasion in a lifetime. "With early detection and new technology, there is life after breast cancer".

"The team at The Star Gold Coast is excited to be involved in this wonderful initiative, helping to raise funds and awareness throughout the month of October", Roger said. According to two local women who needed those services at one time, volunteers from those organizations made the ordeal more bearable.

Breast cancers that have spread to other parts of the body are more hard to treat and tend to have a poorer outlook. Report any changes you notice to your health care provider as soon as possible.

"Just last night we had a couple fundraisers, [Large] is having his Saturday, we've shot up in just one night", she said.

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