Valley heightens its breast cancer awareness

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"Cancer does affect so many of us and it does affect men especially when they have a wife, a sister, a mother who has breast cancer", added Goodrich. In 2017, an estimated 252,710 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the USA, along with 63,410 new cases of non-invasive (in situ) breast cancer. About 2,470 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in men in 2017. And with October designated as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this is a great time to bring attention to this disease.

Kayla Leier, a co-founder of Pink It Forward, joins Jack & Amy to talk about their mission of "providing hope and empowerment by enriching the lives of those affected by breast cancer".

During the month of October, North Haven Police officers are wearing and selling pink patches to raise awareness and money for breast cancer research.

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The growing campus offers almost 200 beds and access to the most innovative medical and surgical care available, including robotic and minimally invasive surgery, full-spectrum heart care, state-of-the-art imaging, cancer care, labor and delivery with a level II neonatal ICU, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics and sports medicine, outpatient rehabilitation and 24/7 emergency services.

It is important to talk with a health care provider if you think you might be at elevated risk of breast cancer due to your personal or family history. Statistically, one in eight women in the US will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. "All Kentucky women should talk to their healthcare provider about breast cancer to ensure they are getting the screenings they need for long-term health".

The Morgan City High School Lady Tiger Volleyball team is kicking off Breast Cancer Awareness Month with its 10th annual Paint the Pit Fundraiser. "On behalf of the Trinidad and Tobago Cancer Society, I would again like to applaud and thank Payless for their continued support", said Vice Chairman Dr. Jacqueline Pereira Sabga. The best way to detect breast cancer is with a mammogram. We're proud to be supporters of that work. Soon after the first counselling session, the psychotherapy department of the hospital discovered that the patient has never heard of the term "breast cancer" and was not aware that the lump could lead to mortality. Black women are more likely to die from breast cancer in every state, despite being less likely to get the disease than white women.