The Foundation, by expanding their educational outreach to young women in underserved and minority communities, hopes to remove a barrier to breast cancer screening.
Statistics show that one in eight women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime, explained RoseAnn Piofer, certified breast patient navigator at Images, who offered an update on breast cancer as it relates to Jefferson County.
This October, the College is leading several initiatives to promote breast cancer awareness. This program provides screening at no cost to eligible women. He claims he found three hard, half-dollar sized lumps. Additionally, a woman's risk of breast cancer almost doubles if she has a mother, sister or daughter diagnosed with breast cancer; however, less than 15 percent of women who get breast cancer have a family member diagnosed with it, according to breastcancer.org.
For every 100 women who get a mammogram, the results for 90 of those women will be normal. The experts specifically noted that abstaining from alcohol may play a larger role in cancer prevention than previously thought, as the more alcohol people drank, the higher their cancer risk. Stages I and II are considered early stage breast cancers. "With early detection and new technology, there is life after breast cancer". However, studies have shown that these guidelines would miss approximately one third of cancers. Scott's right breast was removed. Photo courtesy: Grays Harbor Community Hospital. According to the recent data given by Globacan 2017, breast cancer among Indian women is the highest worldwide.
Sadly, cases of metastatic breast cancer have been rising slightly for women ages 25 to 39. "Men, women, and children should receive education about breast cancer health, about rectal, about HPV".
Time: 8-11 a.m. Some healthy habits make a big difference.
Stay at a healthy weight and avoid excess weight gain.
"Breast cancer stage is based on the size of the tumor, whether cancer has spread to the lymph nodes under the arm, and whether the cancer has spread to other parts of the body", Arciero said. This is your gift to yourself!
Governor Rauner has proclaimed October as Breast Cancer Month and October 19th, 2018 as Mammography Day in IL.
"I'm supporting Breast Cancer Now because of the scientific research they do". If they are positive the cancer will respond to anti-hormone therapy.
Triple-negative breast cancers are the least common and most aggressive form of breast cancers and nearly always require chemotherapy. Carefully research your options. Talk about breast health with your daughters. Encourage your friends, your coworkers, your mother and your sisters to get yearly mammograms. It will run 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. Coverage will take place during our newscasts along with an extended half hour of coverage from 6:30-7 p.m. "To be more thoughtful about lifestyle as well as to remember their birthdays... a good way to celebrate is to choose an annual mammogram".
For women who are uninsured or underinsured, there are programs that may help you obtain low cost or free mammograms. On average, the Imaging team performs 400 mammograms each month.