Centra Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Centra Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

"This partnership has been made possible by our fantastic crew, some of who have been affected by prostate and breast cancer and are incredibly passionate about the great work these charities do". The latest guideline applies to women at average risk for breast cancer.

According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer starts when cells within the body begin to grow out of control. The disease killed approximately 40,290 women in 2015.

"The average life expectancy for women diagnosed with MBC is only three years", Castor continued, "so we must eliminate barriers that could delay critical treatment".

Smith encourages women to get screened for breast cancer during October. But then again, there is no point in early detection if you do not seek the right medical attention. "Those patients don't have to be exclusively breast cancer patients, but that includes lung cancer, colon cancer, or any kind of cancer".

More services and research are needed for this growing population, the study said.

"I had a ten year break between my early diagnosis and my stage four diagnosis".

About eight years after being told she was cancer free, my aunt was given the news that it had returned. For each purchase of $39.99 or more, $10.00 will be donated to The American Cancer Society. In mouse models, the team also demonstrated that collagen XIII expression is necessary for breast cancer metastasis.

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"Just keep fighting", she said.

Most of the money goes to awareness and early detection, she said.

"It was ingrained in me that as a company we would always be able to help people when we could", Sorrentino added. A mammogram - the screening test for breast cancer - can help find breast cancer early when it's easier to treat. During an average follow up of 11.4 years, 3,061 new cases of invasive breast cancer were reported.

Published in Breast Cancer Research, the Markey study determined the role collagen XIII plays in breast cancer progression. She never has become a regular member.

When Fray counseled patients about taking their endocrine therapy, she says she often found that black women were so accustomed to taking care of other people that it was hard for them to accept help during their treatment. What's more, if one pink-lighted building, one pink poster or one pink ribbon reminds one high-risk woman of the need to schedule a mammogram, the value of pink-ribbon month will have more than proved its worth. "To me, it felt very different".

"I think until we go through something like this, we don't really realize the importance of it or still have that thought that it can't happen to me, especially being only 38 at the time", Gorbett said. I had absolutely know idea. That new group had its first meeting in September, said Lois Wilkinson, the coalition's program manager for education and survivorship.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we talked to one local breast cancer specialist about the significance of this disease. It's evident in the smaller details.

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