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Breast cancer patients receive extra encouragement from local hospital

Breast cancer patients receive extra encouragement from local hospital

For the first time, Valley saw October differently. She did and asked for an ultrasound, as the lump had not gone away.

"Just everything", Robinson said about her favorite part. "There's no bell to ring".

October's Breast Cancer Awareness Month is significant as it is aimed to empower those battling the disease to not give up hope and fight against it. Women Guiding Women is a unique program that connects newly diagnosed breast and gynecologic cancer patients with specially trained survivors.

Women with dense breast tissue (as identified on a mammogram) have more glandular tissue and less fatty tissue, and have a higher risk of breast cancer.

The annual More Than Pink Walk, which serves to help find a cure for breast cancer, took place in Miami this weekend.

Breast cancer in men is usually detected as a hard lump underneath the nipple and areola.

"Usually, people living with the disease have no idea how long they have", says Priestley.

We are looking forward to holding an Afternoon Tea as it's a fun way to bring together people from the local community while also raising money for Breast Cancer Care.

The exact causes of breast cancer are not fully understood and it's impossible to know if it can be prevented.

Early detection saves lives, contact your provider to ensure you are properly screened. Now, he's sharing his story with others, knowing that there are plenty of men out there who also incorrectly assume they can never get breast cancer due to their gender.

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

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Remember the earlier the diagnosis the better chance the treatment will work. A year later, another mammogram came back benign.

It was echoed by the experts at an awareness walk and seminar on "Breast Cancer" arranged by Institute of Home Science, University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) in collaboration with Punjab Higher Education Commission, Shaukat Khanum Cancer Hospital and Ribbon Youth Awareness Program.

Dr. Lin says these moles could have turned into melanoma if it wouldn't have been for early detection and although they don't know the direct melanoma-breast cancer link, "It could be underlying genetic mutations".

"I've heard someone say: 'Why close the gate when the horse is out of the barn?'" she said.

"They sell cupcakes, they sell pink bracelets at their churches and workplaces, and we have some our largest fundraisers in our schools".

Breast cancer treatment is usually dealt with using surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy among other medical treatments.

A handful of women interviewed by The News Journal only knew of a couple of other DE women who have metastatic breast cancer.

The online support groups meet Tuesdays at 6 p.m.

Rojas, the 28-year-old nurse, had a similar experience with her doctors. The same is true for women who go through menopause when they're older than 55. "To me, it felt very different".

"I wish I would've known that younger women were able to get cancer", said Rodriguez.

The Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition didn't have a support group for women with stage IV until this year.