State, Local Police Raise Awareness Of Breast Cancer With 'Pink Patches'

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The American Cancer Society says almost 252,000 American women will be newly diagnosed in 2017.

About 60% of all the breast cancer cases at the hospital belong to either stage 3 or 4. Advocates, victims, service providers, first responders, and others who are involved in the prevention of domestic violence observe the month of October as a time to bring awareness to ending abuse against women and their children.

Sporting their new pink on gray shirts, Gainesville Fire-Rescue firefighters were present at National Night Out on Tuesday to strengthen their bond with the community and to raise awareness for breast cancer. Chief Minister's wife Amruta Fadnavis, Dr Ajay Mehta, hospital's psycho oncology department head Dr Suchitra Mehta, breast cancer survivor Archana Das and Dr Hirapara Pushpendra from radiation oncology department participated in the discussion. Breast cancer awareness is this week's focus of the 52 Weeks of public health campaign from the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS). The study shows that income inequality does play a role, as confirmed by the "substantial geographic variation in breast cancer death rates". Make a real difference for countless people and attack breast cancer from every angle.

"Screening is so very important because it helps us catch that breast cancer early. On behalf of the Trinidad and Tobago Cancer Society, I would again like to applaud and thank Payless for their continued support", said Vice Chairman Dr. Jacqueline Pereira Sabga. "I wanted my photographs to be real - gritty, intense." she said. It is an equal-opportunity killer, but there is one demographic that is often overlooked during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. A man's lifetime risk of breast cancer is about 1 in 1,000.

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Fossil fuel investment is becoming less viable while renewable energy investment increases exponentially. That's because the business case to build the pipeline has always been looking less than clear, he noted.

Breast cancer in particular is second only to lung cancer as the leading cause of cancer death in American women, according to the American Cancer Society.

Uninsured or underinsured women will learn about how to get mammograms for early detection from nurse Patty Molinaro, of California Health Collaborative. "We tried to be there for support, and I told her that I was going to be more of a fighter with her".

Any woman (or man - 2,500 men are diagnosed with breast cancer every year in America) who needs treatment or needs guidance with how to deal with it, has a ton of allies in Southwest Florida.

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