Laura Longsworth, President of the Belize Cancer Society, noted that North American women are encouraged to get a mammogram at forty; it's not a guarantee for early detection but it is essential.
The first is believing you're not at risk because no one in your family has cancer.
Loh also shared that Watsons is proud to stand as a platform to communicate and educate its customers, "and let them know that they are not alone in facing the challenges of breast cancer, and that support is there for them".
To those few out there who grumble that coloring October in pink represents one cheesy, tacky and overdone strategy to fight a serious disease, we say baloney.
The Idaho Falls Symphony and Mountain View Hospital are teaming up to raise awareness for breast cancer with a concert at the Colonial Theater at 7:30 p.m. on October 13.
Sydney mum and Pink Hope ambassador Brione Smink had a double mastectomy to minimise her risk of breast cancer. "Therefore, there's no reason to completely eliminate sugar from your diet". Although obesity has been strongly related to breast cancer risk, studies examining whether weight loss might reduce postmenopausal women's risk have provided mixed results.
Some women worry that the radiation in mammograms may increase their risk for cancer.
According to the doctors, if breast cancer like any other diseases is diagnosed at an early stage, it can easily be cured. In Yakima, almost 350 women get diagnosed each year with a form of breast cancer.
In addition to Breast Cancer Awareness Month, 'Ohana has walk-in Fridays every week.
"Raising awareness of breast and bowel cancer and the "Screen For Life" objectives is a year-round goal for us".
Hungry Howie's began dedicating all its charitable efforts to breast cancer awareness in 2010.
Once a person receives their breast cancer diagnosis, Smith steps in. "However with Tomo technology you are able to see through them if a questionable lump arises", says Roehr. Most people have either had a family member or friend that suffered from cancer. "They think we are a lost cause".
Published in Breast Cancer Research, the Markey study determined the role collagen XIII plays in breast cancer progression.
But black women more commonly reported not taking the medication as prescribed - skipping doses or taking breaks from the medication.
"I just thought, 'we should get involved in this".
"Breast cancer isn't a club that you choose to belong to - you kind of get nominated unwillingly and unknowingly", she said.
TWO million women with dense breasts and who are at higher risk of breast cancer are being denied crucial information that could help them detect cancer. "I feel absolutely great and I am raring to go".
The Breast Cancer Research Stamp was the first semi-postal stamp in US history.