75% Indian Women shy away from Breast Cancer Screening

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They're women who are living with the same form of breast cancer as Victoria, of which there is no cure. "They think we are a lost cause".

Pix 1: From left: Watsons Malaysia Finance and IT director Low Siew Hui, breast cancer survivor Chin Keat Yue, Watsons Celebrity Friend Sasha Saidin, Loh, BCWA vice-president Janet Khor, breast cancer survivor Angel Nageshvari Thanapal and Watsons Celebrity Friend Steffi Sidhu at the campaign launch. The foundation is now working towards a goal of zero deaths from breast cancer in Australia by 2030. Among other recommendations, it says all women should begin having yearly mammograms by age 45, and can change to having mammograms every other year beginning at age 55.

Most women with metastatic breast cancer don't like being called survivors, she learned recently. Chevy will donate $5 for every social media post that uses the #IDriveFor hashtag, in honor of each person who is now battling, or who has battled, breast cancer.

For Our Daughters Inc. was founded in 2012 after the founder, Mercedes Wilson, was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer at the age of 28. "All of the money made goes to breast cancer education and awareness".

Breast cancer is the second most common kind of cancer in women.

Doctor Dana Henkel from SSM Health said with advancements in technology, they are able to catch it earlier and help more women continue their life journey cancer-free.

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Smith helps her patients in four different areas. While 65% of the respondents had not heard about mammography as a screening test for breast cancer, a whopping 80% did not have the slightest idea about clinical breast examination.

To sophomore nursing major Sydney Marchbanks from Frisco, breast cancer awareness means doing creative and interactive things in a way that allows her to teach and educate those who may not be aware of the impacts of breast cancer. 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.

"I think women should be informed of their breast density, knowledge is power and if you know you have dense breasts you can be more thorough and look into ultrasounds", Mr Smink said. I had absolutely know idea.

"So just because no one in your family has breast cancer does not mean you can not get it", Peddi said in an UCLA news release.

If black patients don't feel comfortable with their physicians, she says, they won't bring up these concerns - and then they can't be addressed. At first, she thought her cancer was going to be temporary.

"We're trying to stay one step ahead", she said. "For some reason, I checked that one day, and I am so glad I did".

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