The Burke Medical Center's annual Breast Cancer Walk and Health Fair is set for Oct.28, from 10 a.m. -noon.
Dr. Hanson also addresses the importance of knowing your breast density. Working alongside the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer events, Real Men Wear Pink gives communities the opportunity to nominate local male leaders to spearhead fundraising for the American Cancer Society's breast cancer initiatives. However, screening tests such as monthly self-examinations, clinical breast exams and mammograms are available that can often detect breast cancer early. Speaking of off-track, the theme will be shared on Formula 1's global social media channels, as fans and followers will be encouraged to share stories and experiences of those affected by breast cancer worldwide.
"This is based on the age standardized mortality rates (ASMR), which has declined from 41.7 deaths per 100,000 in 1987 to a projected rate of 23.4 deaths per 100,000 in 2016, slightly down from 23.8 in 2015". "Mammography saves lives", Scarborough said in the release.
Most of us have been touched by cancer in one way or another, so it is important to continue to raise awareness for the cause.