BSA: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

BSA: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

BSA: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The money raised by Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is used to fund innovative research, provide free information and support programs to patients and caregivers and help reduce breast cancer risks or find it early, when it's most treatable. Awareness is so important for women, right now 27% of women who are eligible for mammograms won't even bothered to get them and that scares me.

But in seven states the researchers saw no significant difference in death rates between black and white patients - showing that the racial gap can be closed.

A humorist and author, Herlong's books have dealt with her sister's battle with breast cancer and double mastectomy.

The global organization oversees more than 100 affiliates, which operate in communities to further breast cancer awareness, and Komen Northwest North Carolina is one such affiliate.

Mammography is an example of the nurture side of the equation.

The American College of Radiology recommends that women begin yearly mammograms at age 40.

DeSantis and her colleagues used Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results Program and National Program of Cancer Registries data to project the number of new breast cancer cases for 2017 and examine trends in breast cancer incidence, mortality, survival. The hospital is hosting Pella in Pink, a 2K Walk/Run fundraiser for breast cancer awareness at the Tulip Toren this Saturday at 8 am, with the KNIA/KRLS Lil' Big Red Radio playing music and providing announcements.

The fatality rate among black women was 42% higher than among white women from 2011 to 2015. In Massachusetts, for example, the gap is 8 percent, almost five times lower than the national average. They should also have clinical breast exams every 3 years in their 20s, and yearly clinical breast exams in their 30s.

"It's all about bringing awareness to breast cancer during the month of October", Force said. It can affect nearly any part of the body.

Various programmes and campaigns are organised in every nook and corner to inform the masses what the cancer is about, what its symptoms are, the treatment options available and so on.

Does this mean, then, that expanding health care coverage significantly reduces the breast cancer death disparity now experienced by African-American women?

During the past year, she has undergone chemotherapy, a double mastectomy and radiotherapy.

Karol says, "They said it's all my fault, you know we had no family history, no one our mom and grandmas were all fine".

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