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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk held at Holmes Lake

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk held at Holmes Lake

If you're a Gen-Zer or a Millennial, mammograms may seem like a thing of the distant future.

"It would mean a lot for them and for my family as a whole, you know, getting to raise them, and instilling values that I think are important, just watching them grow up like people in their thirties do, you know?"

"With patient numbers set to soar, how can we make a difference?" "What they all agree on is that if you do get your mammogram annually starting at the age of 40 (or earlier if you have one of the risk factors discussed below), you have the greatest chance of survival". "I wish I knew that even though I lived a healthy lifestyle I could get it". Here, experts break down your risk.

The theme for this year's Breast Cancer Awareness Month is "Be a breast friend; Early detection for improved protection".

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, the students' table featured a spin wheel with questions, educational flyers and models to teach students how to perform breast exams.

Many women with stage IV often have to stop working to navigate the intricacies of clinical trials as they adjust to the idea that their time is likely limited.

Although you cannot prevent cancer, there are some habits that can follow to help reduce the risk:.

During the event, officials at Nebraska Medicine asked people to paint rocks with messages of hope and encouragement for people who are dealing with breast cancer.

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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. "With breast cancer remaining the most common form of cancer for women in Singapore, it is inspiring to see women from all walks of life stand in solidarity for the cause and demonstrate that Every Woman Matters in the fight against breast cancer while sharing the importance of early detection of breast cancer through regular breast checks". This represents about 15% of all cancer deaths among women. If your chest has been exposed to radiation (such as radiation therapy) between the ages 10 and 30, you may need to get screened early.

For example, many African-American women have access to community hospitals rather than comprehensive care centers, which offer streamlined services others take for granted.

Twenty years ago, Tanya Snyder started the event in conjunction with the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority, handing out ribbons at Redskins home games in October to spread awareness of the disease.

Screening mammograms have been show to be useful in reducing the incidence and prevalence of breast cancer.

None of the women had hereditary cancer or had mutations of the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes, which can increase the risk of contracting breast cancer.

Avon is a national sponsor for the event, she said, and fields up to 300 participants for the borough's walk.

Excessive alcohol use, little to no physical activity, smoking and diets high in saturated fats increase the risk of breast cancer. "It makes absolute sense to opt for the most effective, decisive and conclusive screening technology, which remains the mammogram", adds Dr Smilg.