October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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This time around, the helmets have an updated touch and a more modern, unique look. "I hope walks just like this one help raise money and build awareness so that there are more women able to celebrate years of being cancer free like my grandmother".

Norfolk construction staff switched their normal hats a high visibility jackets for pink ones to do their bit for Breast Cancer Now.

To get screened for breast cancer, you can make an appointment at the Goshen Retreat Women's Health Center, located at 1135 Professional Drive.

Dr. Kulkarni is a radiologist with the University Health Network in Toronto.

"This morning I was saying I have cancer".

Welsh assembly member for Arfon, Siân Gwenllian, joined the Breast Cancer Now charity's "Wear It Pink Day" last Friday, October 19th, where people were encouraged to wear a splash of pink to work, school or out and about in order to raise awareness of the need for vital research into breast cancer. According to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, about one in 400 people in the USA has a BRCA1/2 mutation; but among Ashkenazi Jews, about one in just 40 has the gene mutation.

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"Precious amazed me with her strength and perseverance during her diagnosis, surgeries, treatment and recovery from breast cancer", said Judy Forester, interim director of the Small Business Development Center.

"It turned out there were a couple of cousins that were older and had had cancer and later pieced it together they had the BRCA mutation".

"What I loved about the Painted Pink campaign is that their ultimate goal is to inform millennials about breast health", said Onwuchekwa.

In the majority of cases, the cancer is detected only when women either have a lump or discharge from the breast, doctors said. Early detection of breast cancer by mammography can save lives. Leading a healthy lifestyle, including limiting alcohol and being physically active, can reduce your risk of breast cancer. "It usually does not spread to the other breast", she says.

Those who do have a higher cancer risk are urged to get mammograms and MRI screenings more frequently, starting at a younger age, to try to increase the odds of early detection. She is now the president of the organization FORCE, Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered. According to a 2016 report from Statistics Canada, of the "top ten" countries of birth of recent immigrants, India was number two.

Fact: The treatment depends on the stage of cancer at the time of diagnosis and the organ (s) involved. "If there's a change in your breast, it is always best to get it checked out".

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