Published: Fri, October 19, 2018
Medical | By Vicki Mclaughlin

Enjoy a pink treat at The Star during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Enjoy a pink treat at The Star during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

More than Pink The Susan G. Komen More than Pink Podcasttakes the listener through the nuts and bolts of breast cancer basics, from screening and treatment to survivorship and research news.

All people are born with breast cells and tissue and, despite males not developing milk-producing breasts, the tissue can still develop cancer.

"Deaths linked to breast cancer are dropping because there's an increase of women getting screened", Love said".

Greene's diagnosis on St. Patrick's Day made her a third-generation breast cancer survivor. These women should consider starting to get mammograms no later than age 45, as recommended by the American Cancer Society, and should continue to have yearly mammograms until age 55. "Since radionuclides are used in imaging and locating tumors, we can now simultaneously image and treat breast cancer metastasis using the same radionuclide".

"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", it advised.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and for the third consecutive year, the entire Eco Serve team is out in the community serving its customers in pink polo shirts, pink gloves and pink boot covers.

Having survived breast cancer twice, Shoup said her experiences brought her closer to God.

"The coalition focuses on increasing awareness, providing education and promoting early detection and prevention of cancer in Jefferson County", Misogiane said, noting its mission is to encourage and motivate individuals to take charge of their health.

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Scott begs people to check themselves whether they're a man or woman. The initiative will kick off later this month with a "think tank" of breast cancer researchers.

Weirton resident DeeAnn Greene and her mother, Nita Fluman of Canonsburg, Pa., brought candor, laughter and inspiration to the podium in their messages as part of the celebration and remembrance of those whose lives have been touched by breast cancer.

Sadly, cases of metastatic breast cancer have been rising slightly for women ages 25 to 39. That is why the availability of health care coverage is not a strong predictor for the test itself, yet it extremely facilitates a woman's decision to seek screening services.

Myth #10: Wearing an underwire or regular bra can increase your risk of breast cancer.

Griffs fans should don their brightest pink apparel for the game against Air Force this Saturday, with the puck scheduled to drop promptly at 7:35 p.m.

A panel of experts from Marshfield Clinic will be on hand to listen to your breast health concerns and answer questions you may have about breast cancer, self-exams and treatments.

"The Blizzard Entertainment Awards will be distributed to 29 researchers in 10 US states and eight total countries located in six different continents around the globe". All information is confidential and free.

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