Prescott police recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month through 'Pink Patch' project

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Anderson's is giving back to two local organizations that support individuals affected by cancer through "Shake it Up for Breast Cancer" now through Tuesday, Oct. 16, at all six Western New York locations. Maintaining a healthy weight, consuming a diet low in fats and sugars, regular exercise, avoiding smoking and limiting alcohol intake can go along way toward preventing breast cancer., it can also help reduce risks for other diseases as well. She had a double mastectomy in October 2016, followed by multiple rounds of chemotherapy, which ended in April 2017.

Gorbett's mother, Linda Gruner, was diagnosed with the disease 10 years prior.

Her twin sister lives in Western Australia and the 43-year-old cyber account director says it's unfair her sister is told about her breast density when women living elsewhere are not. "I have that bus on my a- every day".

This process can get very complicated if you are trying to figure this all out on your own.

The North Face announced a limited edition collection supporting Boarding for Breast Cancer and Breast Cancer Prevention Partners through an annual donation to help emphasize prevention, early detection and an active lifestyle.

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

Additional factors, according to Ray, that can also increase breast cancer risk, includes being overweight, lack of exercise, drinking alcohol, smoking, menstruating before age 12, exposure to chemicals that cause cancer, taking oral contraceptives or hormone replacement therapy and refraining from breastfeeding. Plenty of bars, restaurants and shops are gearing up for Breast Cancer Awareness to help support in any way they can. These cancers also have better five-year survival rates. Digital tomosynthesis creates 3-D pictures of the breast.

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I have always encouraged women to get their breast screening done in a timely manner, but again, despite crying for a mammogram machine for Tawau, we do not get any good news.

The Canadian Cancer Society is the largest national charitable funder of breast cancer research in Canada.

"This is not something you go through and get out of", she said.

With lower stage breast cancers, stages may be more hard to detect due to the small size of the cancer. "The sooner that you catch cancer, the better the diagnosis", said Bryan Health's Denise Logan. No matter how discouraged we may feel throughout this strenuous journey we need to keep our heads held high and look forward to the moment that our tragedy become our trail.

In recent years, many people have begun to question the value of mammograms, a noninvasive screening that has saved hundreds of thousands of lives. Breast cancer occurs nearly entirely in women, but men can get breast cancer, too.

Women with stage IV breast cancer will receive treatment for the rest of their life.

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