Dubai Customs Raises Awareness of Breast Cancer

Breast cancer awareness on a more wide- spread scale - Head of Breast Unit

Breast cancer awareness on a more wide- spread scale - Head of Breast Unit

Statins may protect against breast cancer, according to a large study published this week.

Jules, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in the summer of 2016, hopes that people across Wales and the rest of the United Kingdom will join her to take part in the fundraising event, Jules said: '"Having been through breast cancer myself, I'm thrilled to be supporting wear it pink this year, with my husband Mike - it is a great fundraising event which brings together families, friends and work colleagues, to help fund research into this awful disease, whilst having fun".

- October is breast cancer awareness month, but a local woman works year-round to let others know about hereditary cancers.

Vodafone Qatar is raising awareness, throughout the month, about the importance of the early detection of breast cancer among the community and its employees.

"We brought a whole bunch of people here to support breast cancer", said Kim Nash of Think Pink Granite Bay.

Marilyn says when the time comes, she'll find peace in joining her parents in heaven. Jackson said if the tumor crosses two or more quadrants of the breast-i.e. upper-inner upper-outer, lower-inner and lower-outer-a mastectomy is usually necessary, followed by radiation, chemo or a combination of the two. Breast cancer burden is not only limited to disease burden and mortality, but also leads to economic loss for the nation.

"This can include prophylactic surgery and chemoprevention", said Dr Reem.

Making Strides is a national walk put on by the American Cancer Society that more than a million people will participate in.

As a member of the UMMC Cancer Institute's Interdisciplinary Breast Cancer Team, McKinney has worked with a multitude of patients including many with rare or unusual breast cancers. She rarely encounters inflammatory breast cancer cases, though the Cancer Institute is treating three or four IBC patients at the moment.

The group wore pink belts, instead of their usual grade colours, for a full week in all eight classes to highlight Breast Cancer Awareness day. Pink is considered the worldwide symbol of the struggle against this disease.

"I think identifying whether you are a high-risk breast cancer patient is important", she says, and suggests close monitoring by medical professionals if you are.

It is highly recommended that women self-examine their breasts regularly and consult a doctor should they feel any change.

"When I was sick, (former Calhoun Cares charity operator) Tammy Tutor Tallant donated a $25 gas card for every doctor's appointment I had", she said. Remember what we were taught as children - Prevention is better than cure.

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