Chevy, Panera, Hungry Howie's Contribute To Breast Cancer Awareness, Research 10/08/2018


Focusing on the most common form of cancer in women that strikes women of all ages, National Breast Cancer Awareness is the ideal time to bring a greater awareness of this epidemic to the forefront.

According to the American Cancer Society, this year they estimate over 40,000 women will lose their lives to this disease.

However, to reduce cancer risk, women should eat mostly vegetables, fruits and whole grains and reduce consumption of red meats, processed meats and candies, the American Cancer Society recommends.

JoS. A. Bank Clothiers donated $50,000 to the National Breast Cancer Foundation and is collecting additional donations in its stores from customers. "The breast is for the kids", Dr. Anthony Nsiah Asare said as part of this year's breast cancer awareness in October.

It is normal for young women to have dense breasts but if they have a strong family risk of breast cancer they should consider alternative tests, he said.

The amount the Postal Service contributes to breast cancer research is determined by the difference between the 65-cent purchase price and the First-Class Mail rate in effect at the time of purchase, minus any costs incurred by USPS.

Say no to smoking- Smoking doesn't only cause lung cancer but also affects the breast. She and her patients would often talk about "the stress of being a black person in America and having doctors not listen to you, having employers that don't care about you". The survey was conducted amongst women across urban Indian cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Lucknow, Bhopal and Chandigarh. During an average follow up of 11.4 years, 3,061 new cases of invasive breast cancer were reported.

"The metastatic community, they don't go away".

"She gets in contact with nearby companies and plans out an event, and after she has gotten the event set up, she gets volunteers from the chapter that are willing to set up, stay during the event or clean up after the event", she said.

More than half of the respondents were not aware of the age at which regular screening or examination for the disease should begin.

That serious conversation is awareness about the importance of early detection.

The survey found that around 70% of the respondents were unaware of the different treatments for cancer. For more information call 'Ohana at 509-574-3860.

A third myth is that there's nothing women can do to reduce their risk of breast cancer.

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. On all private insurance plans, as well as Medicare, mammograms are free.

As Breast Cancer Awareness Month is observed this month, pink will become the color of choice to increase public visibility of the disease and to draw attention to this community's aggressive and energetic commitment to rein it in.

No matter how you raise awareness for such an important cause, we appreciate every effort.