Local Non - Profit Breast Cancer Organization Stepping into Spotlight during Awareness Month

Leslie Hanson
October 16, 2018

The 28-year-old nurse had no family history of the disease.

Dr Michael Mugaba a gynecologist at Oshen King Faisal hospital reveals that breast cancer is a huge issue right now and that the challenge lies with public awareness. On the contrary, it is estimated that by making changes to the food we eat, the level of exercise we undertake and maintaining a normal body weight, along with early detection, screening and other lifestyle changes, majority of breast cancers can be prevented. On average, the drugs prolong the lives of women with advanced breast cancer by two years.

Formerly known as Race for the Cure, the event is organized by the Susan G. Komen Foundation. "So we do makeovers on individuals who go through traumatic experiences such as Breast Cancer", said Founder Katina Holland.

The effect was stronger for premenopausal breast cancer, with women who had given birth between 26-32 weeks more than twice as likely to develop breast cancer before the menopause than those who had given birth at 40-41 weeks. After that, the focus shifted toward celebrating survivors and fighters of breast cancer.

Cooper taught her what to ask doctors and helped her learn medical terms.

Harris, the 26-year-old, initially brought her concerns to her gynecologist, who thought she had a cyst related to her menstrual cycle.

"But I'm shy!" Hey, you're going to a professional and exams only take a couple of minutes of prodding on your breasts. This campaign starts on October 1 and ends on October 31 every year.

Don't let the possibility of getting breast cancer loom over your head and stop you from living normally.

"Most patients who get a mastectomy are those with high risk", Mugaba says. The breasts also contain lymph vessels.

Understand your breat cancer treatment.

"Just everything", Robinson said about her favorite part.

"It can be hard to rule out suspicious swollenness because when a woman is ovulating or in their periods their hormones rise and if you do the test in this period it can be hard to know whether the changes in the breasts are due to menses or not".


"You either go into flight of fight mode", she said.

A 3-D mammogram exam is nearly identical to the traditional mammogram, and women will notice little difference in the procedure if they've had mammograms in the past. She insisted on getting a mammogram, which led to a biopsy. Breast cancer is the abnormal growth of breast cells.

Karen Darr has been the Director of Imaging Services at Fisher-Titus Medical Center since 2010. Surgery has components; there is the breast sparing surgery where a specific mass is removed by taking out the lesion.

"It was within a year that this had come up", Harpst said.

The goal is to unite behind the American Cancer Society's efforts to save lives from breast cancer.

"The people here every year, I find someone who motivates me during the run. Thank you to everyone who has a Breast Cancer plate on your auto", said Strang Burgess.

"I've had the mammogram myself".

The perception that younger women don't get cancer has seeped into insurance policies.

But genetic mutations are rare. "New Zealand has fallen way behind our counterparts in providing life extending drugs for the metastatic breast cancer community", Sue Wall-Cade, fellow petition organiser said. He said learning more about cancer prevention and having conversations about it is also a good way to spread awareness.

Tamara Rodriguez, CFO of Fatima Group, a conglomerate that focuses on rebuilding Haiti, was diagnosed at 35.

"To my knowledge, there are no documented incidents of a mammogram exposure resulting in a breast cancer in anybody", he said. "I didn't know what would happen to me".

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