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Local first responders speak about breast cancer awareness month

Local first responders speak about breast cancer awareness month

The Avon Breast Cancer Crusade on Avonbcc.org. - AFP picNEW YORK, Oct 5 - Avon is marking 25 years of raising breast cancer awareness this October, with the launch of a new website for its Avon Breast Cancer Crusade.

The median age at diagnosis for all US women with breast cancer is 62 years. In 2017 alone, over 252,000 new cases will be diagnosed.

Ryan Kline along with his wife, Jocelyn, who is now battling breast cancer, made a decision to collect cans and bottles to raise money.

A hair and beauty salon has embarked on a fundraising campaign in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month. The stamps may also be purchased by phone, 800-STAMP-24 (800-782-6724), or online here. "We hope our fundraiser will greatly enhance BCCA's efforts to empower and support those experiencing breast cancer's effects".

Every dollar raised helps the American Cancer Society save lives from breast cancer through early detection and prevention, innovative breast cancer research, and patient support. They braved the elements for the Paint the Town Pink breast cancer awareness walk at the Mo'ikeha Building.

It is important to talk with a health care provider if you think you might be at elevated risk of breast cancer due to your personal or family history.

Studies have shown that anxiety about the pain and discomfort of mammograms inhibit some women from undergoing routine mammogram screenings. And we're better at supporting survivors and their families and their friends.

Kelly Rains said the fire department was very supportive during her battle.

Wednesday, more than a hundred people joined the Kauai Committee on the Status of Women, who in partnership with the YWCA of Kauai, the Wilcox Health Center, and the American Cancer Society, Kauai office. "It is estimated that 1-in-8 women in America will be diagnosed with breast cancer, and although screening and treatment of this disease is increasing, we can never stop spreading the word about the importance of early screening to catch this disease".

"Usually in males, breast cancer treatment is pretty close to the same treatment a woman's typically consists of", she said.

Early cancer screenings, as well as advances in technology, have contributed to this wonderful news but there's still one major problem. She is also a leader and advisor to a number of physicians and boards focused on treating, curing and preventing breast cancer.

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