Comprehensive, customized breast cancer screenings can save lives

Source Rosa el Youssef

Source Rosa el Youssef

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but the fact is any form of cancer is an upheaval for a patient and for those who love them.

Aiello also commended Olean firefighters for wearing pink in October in recognition of those who have fought the disease. If the trend continues this year, Condominium Rentals Hawai'i hopes it will help generate a substantial donation for breast cancer awareness.

Besides connecting with one another, those at the events were also able to chat with Snyder and other members of both the Redskins and ZTA. It's evident in the smaller details, she said. This event will feature free breast cancer screenings, women's health and information presentations and a free brunch.

A popular example is Angelina Jolie's mother who died of breast cancer.

According to Aisling Hurley, CEO of Breast Cancer Ireland (BCI), of the nearly 3,000 women in Ireland diagnosed with breast cancer annually, 30pc will be between the ages of 20 and 50 years. Chances are you know one of them. Almost 40, 000 women succumb to this disease.

She hence calls upon people to be alert when it comes to the initial signs by doing a breast self-examination.

Early diagnosis is linked with better prognosis. "I decided to make the most of it, because this holiday was all about the kids" enjoyment", says Ger.

Diane Kabarungi a midwife at Oshen King Faisal says since it's evident that breast cancer cases are rising and that it is upon the public to be aware of this.

She is now campaigning to ensure every patient has access to a specialist nurse from the point of diagnosis and given the opportunity to speak to someone with secondary breast cancer.

The good news, according to the American Cancer Society, is that five-year survival rates for breast cancer are close to 100 percent if the disease is detected early.

While some women may fear that the radiation used to take mammogram X-rays could cause cancer to appear or spread, Matthiesen said there is no evidence to support that claim. There, she was told she was too young for cancer. "Sometimes they say, 'This looks suspicious; you need to get a diagnostic mammogram, ' which is a more focused and intense mammogram to try to look at specific areas a little more closely". Early breast cancer detection through mammography also enables less extensive surgery, fewer mastectomies, and less frequent or aggressive chemotherapy.

Each year, over 50,000 women attend one of Wacoal's almost 1,400 one-day Fit for the Cure events where they are treated to a personal bra fitting and intimate wardrobe recommendation while also receiving breast health guidelines every woman should know.

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