Breast cancer kills 40,000 women every year in Pakistan

Breast cancer kills 40,000 women every year in Pakistan

That's a classification that can increase the risk of breast cancer (as confirmed by a study published recently in the journal Radiology) and raise the chances that a mammogram won't detect it.

The event will benefit Pathways, a program of The Connection that provides support, education and wellness programs, free of charge, for women with cancer and, also which, provided respite to Dekantios' mother and her family during a hard time.

Over the past five years, the organization has helped almost 300 women. most in their 20's, 30's and early 40's. BreastCancer.org cites that only five to 10 percent of cases are found to be hereditary. Nancy Cappello's mammogram results came back normal in 2003. Although she was not a member of CAC, she had heard about the week and CAC's table on the Quad.

Breast Cancer Now says that if we don't act now then by 2030, more than 57,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer every year and over 1.2 million women will be living with or after a breast cancer diagnosis.

She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2012, and after winning her battle, went on to be the American Cancer Society's advocate for Rochester's 25 Congressional District.

"The establishment of the State's Breast Cancer Awareness License Plate has provided Maine CDC funding to support more than 4,700 Maine women in receiving breast mammograms", said Scott Lever, Maine DHHS deputy commissioner of Health Services. There, she was told she was too young for cancer. "In the Ashkenazi Jewish population, it is one in 40", she says. Those topics aren't usually brought up, she said. At the Thomas & Dorothy Leavey Radiation Oncology Center at the MemorialCare Todd Cancer Institute, she received 28 straight days of radiation.

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She saw her doctor, who suggested it was a cyst caused by hormonal changes after her pregnancy. The fire chief said his mother was a breast cancer survivor and that numerous firefighters in the department have family members or friends who have dealt with breast cancer.

What should you do if you notice any of these symptoms or discover a lump? "It's almost impossible to find someone whose life has not been touched by cancer, whether they've experienced it personally or through the journey of a family member, friend or coworker".

The medicines are said to extend lives by years. With this, the surgeons take out the breasts or ovaries to reduce the risk.

Estee Lauder Companies Inc are also in the fight against breast cancer with the Breast Cancer Campaign - founded by the late Evelyn H Lauder, who co-created the iconic Pink Ribbon - which is now in its 26th year.

So how do you know if you should get screened earlier? What about developing breast cancer if you have a preventive mastectomy (a la Angelina Jolie, women who test positive for BRCA II)? "It's tragic that our vulnerable women have to march on Parliament to call for access to treatments that they would get as a matter of course in other developed countries".

A good way to compare the difference in how mammograms are viewed is to think of the breast like a book. "Because like I said, it is a struggle, it's a journey".

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