Breast cancer awareness starts with your own breast health

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Aiello also commended Olean firefighters for wearing pink in October in recognition of those who have fought the disease.

Cheif Guest Professor Mussadaq Khan led Breast Cancer Awareness walk arranged by the organisers to increase the knowledge about the disease among masses.

"We encourage students to talk to their mothers and other women in their lives about getting screened for breast cancer, as catching the disease early greatly improves odds of survival", Feiger said.

PinkOut events occur across the country and are an important way to spread education about breast cancer. DREAM Inc. will award a special person battling breast cancer with a surprise donation at the end of the walk.

Over 70% do not assess people's emotional and physical needs at diagnosis and throughout their treatment, the figures show.

Thousands of terminal breast cancer patients are being left "abandoned" after being denied access to a specialist nurse, the charity Breast Cancer Care has warned.

Last year, more than 10,000 participants took part and raised more than $575,000 at the borough's event, said Nitisha Moore, American Cancer Society Bronx community development manager. I was lucky; after surgery they told me I did have Stage One breast cancer, but that only radiation, and a daily pill, were necessary.

"I had breast cancer but I don't fully understand", she said.

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Hudson Regional Hospital uses the latest x-ray and 3D digital imaging technology to test women for breast cancer.

Maine Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap announced October 1 the 10-year anniversary of the initial release of Maine Breast Cancer Support specialty license plate, which raises funds to combat breast cancer in Maine.

But she says there's better equipment and staff are well trained to make it more comfortable.

Her doctor was in disbelief, saying he couldn't believe that someone who ran marathons and was relatively young - she was diagnosed when she was 45 - could have breast cancer. Two studies suggest a link between smoking and breast cancer, Gammon said.

Mugaba says when it comes to breast cancer, the right staging helps connect to the right management, otherwise there can be relapses in treatment.

"These annual proceeds have provided us with the resources to help ME residents living with and at risk of breast cancer with direct financial assistance for their uncovered treatment, travel and other qualifying breast health or breast cancer related needs".

She said: "It's good to get in a habit of regular checking and making it part of your weekly or monthly routine".

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