Published: Fri, October 26, 2018
Medicine | By Tracy Klein

October and GC's Lambert family encourage breast cancer awareness

October and GC's Lambert family encourage breast cancer awareness

"Purchasing a sheet of 20 first class stamps for $12 is a small way that people can feel good that they had a part in helping Breast Cancer research as the extra funds go to help fund research".

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and this weekend, Lynda and Teri are co-chairing the 3rd Annual Northwest Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference in Seattle.

"She not only babysat (my oldest daughter) but she would also religiously keep tab on my treatment and its progress", Fultz said.

Ms. Reeder added that with the support of better access to care and research, the death rate of breast cancer has decreased 30 percent since 1989.

Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) organized a Breast Cancer Awareness drive under The Pink Club, whereby an exclusive session for all female staff and female family members of male staff was held.

Ellyn didn't know anyone in her family who had breast cancer until she underwent genetic testing. Women with dense breast may benefit with an additional breast ultrasound and breast MRI as these tools increase detection of breast cancers. Indian breast cancer patients are younger with an average age of diagnosis of 46.2 years. That doctor recommended a needle biopsy and discovered malignant cancerous cells.By then, the cancer had spread to his lymph nodes.

Making Strides is a national walk put on by the American Cancer Society that more than a million people will participate in.

The study, in the British Journal of Cancer, examined statin use and the development of contralateral breast cancer. That's when Melissa and her sister made a decision to get tested.

"I think it's important that women understand that it doesn't matter what age, what your nationality is, it affects us all", said Baker. Her sister cried, but Thompson didn't. "He told me to take my breasts off, so take my breasts off", Sanders said.

She forced herself to eat and kept up appearances in front of her children, but it was a hard time. It was a video that would change her life.

Dr Shaikha Abu Shaikha, Cancer Program Manager at PHCC, said: "Partnering with renowned entities like HMC and Aspire Zone is key in maximising the reach to the targeted audience and spreading awareness messages about the importance of early detection and ways to improve one's health". She instantly felt a false sense of relief, but she actually did have cancer. "I thought, you know, I was super healthy, and this shouldn't happen to me". Nearly 50% of breast cancer patients first visit the doctor when they are in stage 3 and 15-20% of patients visit when they are in stage 4, the researchers said following discussions with oncologists.

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