How You Can Join the Fight Against Breast Cancer in Westchester

Raheema Quaye Breast cancer survivor

Raheema Quaye Breast cancer survivor

Running enthusiasts and all Seymour Pink supporters are invited to participate or attend the event to raise funds and awareness for the fight against breast cancer.

October is the month dedicated to building breast cancer awareness and support those who have been affected by the disease.

Dr. Ethan Rogers is with The Breast Center at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. That's a 44 per cent drop, and it means Canada's breast cancer mortality rate is now the lowest it has been since 1950.

The American Cancer Society awarded the $75,000 grant to the Madison County Community Health Centers as part of the Community Health Advocates Implementing Nationwide Grants for Empowerment and Equity (CHANGE) program. I chose to fundraise for breast cancer, in particular, because my mother was a breast cancer survivor.

The event is called "Unmasking Breast Cancer". The organisers are keen to keep up Pink Caravan's drive of breast cancer awareness outside their annual springtime initiative that tours the UAE.

For more information, visit the Women's Only website.

In 2017, an estimated 252,710 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the US, along with 63,410 new cases of noninvasive breast cancer.

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 Westchester branch of Gilda's Club, the cancer support community founded in memory of legendary comedian Gilda Radner, will hold its own fundraiser at Walter Panas High School in Cortlandt.

"It's crucial for every woman to self examine herself each month - on the same day as her menstrual cycle".

Hadro told Western Mass News that the traditional mammogram is still the gold standard for most woman, but the 3D mammogram is showing tremendous results for woman with dense breast tissue.

If you feel you may be eligible, experts encourage you to reach out to DHEC.

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