It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month and health specialists say focusing on the awareness part is critical.
We honor our top 10 participants that are survivors or current fighters, Additional awards include the pinkest outfit, unsung hero award, most spirit, and most monies raised.
Hadro said that many don’t know realize that most breast cancers are found in women with no family history. This year’s event will feature prize drawings, a 50/50 raffle and free food and beverages.
Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women. The Defender, funded by the National Football League and developed by ACS, analyzes user-input health information to provide individuals with quick, informative recommendations on how he or she can make changes to their lifestyle and daily habits and take action to reduce his or her cancer risk. However, single tumors can nearly always be removed by surgery or destroyed by radiation treatments. The organisers are keen to keep up Pink Caravan’s drive of breast cancer awareness outside their annual springtime initiative that tours the UAE. Only lung cancer kills more women. Screening tests can help find breast cancer in its early stages, before any symptoms appear.
Weight – Extra weight, not just obesity, boosts the risk of breast cancer.
“Breast cancer impacts the African American women who are underserved”. After menopause when a woman’s ovaries stop producing estrogen, most estrogen is made by fat cells. Breast cancer is about 100 times less common among men than among women. About 8 years ago, my wife Mary Pat was diagnosed with a rare and highly aggressive form of breast cancer. Their mission is to assist young women and their families while battling breast cancer. Swollen lymph nodes should also be checked by a healthcare provider.
In October when customers purchase a piece in Kendra’s Pink Give Back jewelry collection a piece of jewelry will be given to a woman fighting breast cancer.
Allen Linton is a breast health specialist at the North Mississippi Medical Center Breast Care Center.