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November 1, 2017 4:15 PM Breast cancer expert on awareness drive

Early detection programmes will help reduce breast cancer mortality rate Breast cancer oncologist in the United States Jame Abraham has said that the intensive breast cancer awareness initiative of the Malabar Cancer Care Society (MCCS), a Kannur-based voluntary organisation engaged in cancer awareness and early detection programmes, will help reduce 194

October 31, 2017 8:20 PM Team UP TN raises cancer awareness

Partners for Healing, UT Extension and Coffee County Health Department and the Tullahoma Housing Authority have partnered to raise awareness about the importance of preventive care for breast cancer. The organizations held the Power of Pink event Monday at Cedar Lane church of Christ. Representatives of the organizations were on hand to answer questions 198

October 31, 2017 3:21 PM Cancer Patients Should Not Have to Choose Between Treatment and Work

In the three years since being diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer, I’ve lost track of all the tests and treatments I’ve undergone. Lately, besides the six-month scans to make sure I remain in remission, I also deal with the spot checks — a cyst here, an ache there — that require additional follow-up. Today’s scan was one of those extras. My doctor 180

October 31, 2017 3:17 PM What You Can Do To Spread Breast Cancer Awareness Beyond The Confines Of Your Community

As someone who has survived twice now, raising awareness about breast cancer is a daily task. Having chosen to take a positive and creative approach to deal with my breast cancer trauma, I try to encourage others in situations similar to mine to do the same. I aim to empower young women to be brave and confident by gaining back a measure of control of their 203

October 27, 2017 3:38 AM Debunking breast cancer myths

Cancer is a scary thing but, with the advance in medical technology, a lot of cancers are now treatable and that is true of breast cancer as well, which is one of the most common types of cancers in women. But as with all types of cancers, early detection and treatment play a huge role in effectively getting rid of the cancerous cells. Though there is a lot of awareness 115

October 26, 2017 5:08 AM The cost of surviving illness – your biggest lifetime expense?

AS this is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I thought it appropriate to speak about Severe Illness Cover and how it can impact when one is affected by cancer. With one in every 26 women affected by breast cancer the most prevalent female cancer (cancer is NOT gender-based as men also get breast cancer). The National Cancer Registry (NCR), a specialised 132

October 26, 2017 4:09 AM Wearing a bra can cause breast cancer and other myths busted

NEW DELHI: To increase awareness about the disease, October, every year, is referred as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This is the biggest myth people have. It is not just limited to breast cancer. People live in this bubble of denial that while bad things happen in this world, there is no way it can happen to them. And when something happens, they are unable 153

October 25, 2017 9:01 PM "Cancer Showed Me That I Can Get Through More Than I Thought I Could", Renee Wheeler

Renee Wheeler is a 38 year-old Charlotte, North Carolina resident, wife and mother of two preschool age children. She had just turned 37 years old when she had her first mammogram. As Renee shared, “Neither my OBGYN or myself had felt a lump during routine breast exams.” Her story is important because it speaks to why it is so critical to be your own best advocate 153

October 25, 2017 12:32 AM Breast cancer support: how Hong Kong husbands can help wives overcome their fears

Husbands play a vital role in helping wives with breast cancer overcome their fears and their illness, says Doris Cheung Chun-ho, head of the Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation’s Breast Health Centre. Counsellors at the centre encourage men to show more affection to their wives through hugging, kissing and holding hands – any gesture, Cheung explains 125

October 24, 2017 10:00 PM Mammograms can detect cancer as small as pin head

Experts’ don’t agree on what age women should start, stop having mammograms The numbers are staggering. This year alone, 316,120 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer, and 40,610 will die from the disease. By comparison, the number of annual traffic-related fatalities in the U.S. stands at 37,461. The chance of developing breast cancer during your life is an unfortunate 190