Pink is for awareness, support

Maricruz Casares
Octubre 19, 2018

About 266,120 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in women this year alone and it is estimated that over 40 percent of women in the US have dense breast tissue.

From left are Nancy Tyler, Sara DeSanto, Carolyn Handville and Karen Reynnells. October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month and, in the spirit of transparency, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation has graciously shared some insights on how the funds raised are being used to support research into understanding, preventing, and treating breast cancer.

Walk-ins will be accommodated as able.

And it is the reason why Black women remain at the highest at risk from death of breast cancer.

This year's "Human Pink Ribbon" will be formed at ConnextCare Pulaski 61 Delano St., beginning at 10 a.m.

Many women delay screenings because they worry about the cost.

The study found that while women diagnosed with HR-positive breast cancer have lower risk of progression to metastatic disease soon after the diagnosis, their risk persists for several years. Peterson battled breast cancer before passing away.

To talk about some of the common myths associated with breast cancer Amanda Boreen, Breast Care Coordinator for Marshfield Clinic joined Sunrise 7.

"For the mathematically minded, if we know that A=B+C, and if we know C and A, then we can estimate B", explained Mariotto.

Bottom Line: A statistical method could fill the gaps in the USA cancer registry data to estimate the short- and long-term risk of recurrence of hormone receptor (HR)-positive and HR-negative breast cancers.

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There is a breast cancer awareness walk Saturday, starting at the Bedford Middle School and ending at the Omni Bedford Springs Resort.

Breast cancer is one of the leading causes of mortality among patients suffering from cancer worldwide.

According to the Komen Foundation, women who detect breast cancer in the early stages have a 99 percent 5-year survival rate.

Research is also getting an understanding of breast cancer prevention. Guest treated themselves to chicken and bundt cake while being informed about how to reduce their risk of breast cancer.

To mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Commercial Bank has organized an awareness day in collaboration with Qatar Cancer Society by launching a range of awareness-raising activities yesterday for its employees and members of the public.

Age is a woman's single most important risk factor for developing breast cancer.

3-D Mammography is the latest technology available in breast cancer screening, and it is available in the Sandpoint area only at Bonner General Healths Imaging Center. "[Their] campaign [and] programs focus on education and outreach primarily for women under 40 (pre-mammogram age)".

When treatment is working for a patient who is fighting cancer, the light at the end of the tunnel is easier to see.

"Probably not. The majority of breast cancers in the United States are either Stage 0 or Stage I", Arciero said.

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