Practice breast 'self-awareness' to better detect breast cancer

A public appeal has been made to Nigerian men to handle the mammary glands of women with care rather than suck or squeeze them like fruits

A public appeal has been made to Nigerian men to handle the mammary glands of women with care rather than suck or squeeze them like fruits

As more research is done and advancements are made, it can be hard to determine the latest and most trusted information on breast cancer. Women over 65, too, show little improvement in this data if they are diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer after an earlier-stage disease.

Special speakers touched on everything from "heart-health" and cancer, to women and sexual health, following diagnosis.

She added, "If you find something in a woman's breast don't send her to her family home because she has been diagnosed of breast cancer".

The Half-Way-Tree Transport Centre was all pink this morning as Black Ink Marketing and Events kick-started its breast cancer awareness celebration and health campaign.

"When we eat right and exercise we give ourselves the tools to fight modern-day monsters like breast cancer", Vice President Nez said. "Make October your month to get screened for breast cancer". The positive news is, if breast cancer is diagnosed and treated early, the five-year survival rate is almost 99 percent. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the United Kingdom and every year around 11,500 people lose their lives to the disease. We could not be more excited to continue this partnership with the American Cancer Society for the fourth straight year. The program has been in operation for 21 years and will be celebrating its anniversary this month. Ten per cent of all profits from the marathon will be donated to Breast Cancer Care to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month which runs throughout October.

Even with the advancements in the life insurance market, purchasing life insurance after surviving breast cancer can still be somewhat intimidating.

Men do not get breast cancer: Myth. They are also given information on referral for genetic counseling to determine if personal and family history indicates a benefit from genetic testing. In Wealden the incidence of breast cancer is approximately 189 per 100,000, which is higher than the English average of 170 per 100,000.

African-American women are more likely to die of breast cancer: Fact.

Allen Linton is a breast health specialist at the North Mississippi Medical Center Breast Care Center.

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