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Free information evening for breast cancer survivors hosted by chartered physiotherapists

01 November 2018, 03:27 | Rodolfo Wallace

Women above the age of 40 are advised to have a mammogram such that if there is any abnormality it is detected early. /Net

Women above the age of 40 are advised to have a mammogram such that if there is any abnormality it is detected early. /Net

"We are raising funds for the Making Strides against Breast Cancer and the American Cancer Society". When she becomes a wife she takes responsibility for the health of her husband as she makes sure he eats well and stays fit.

Brem added that doctors do not check tax records to see if women qualify for the free care - the physicians just "ask women to be honest" and provide free screenings to all patients.

By Mr Akansh Khurana, Co-founder, and CEO, THB Technology Today, Breast Cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer among women. As part of our inbuilt cultural norms, most women avoid taking precautions and necessary tests. Therefore, it is always better to be safe than sorry. And so, as October has been dedicated globally as the breast cancer awareness month, I joined Dr Beatrice Wiafe (BCI), an exceptional woman and the brilliant organiser of the Breast Cancer Walk For The Cure in Tamale yesterday to register and demonstrate my commitment to raise awareness on prevention, early detection, cure and survival of cancer. And they have. The National Comprehensive Cancer Network Clinical Practice Guidelines for Oncology and the St. Gallen Consensus Conference guidelines already reflect the use of goserelin for younger women who hope to protect ovarian function during chemotherapy for breast cancer. There is nothing wrong with the efforts and the campaigns. In Kansas alone, an estimated 2,290 women will be diagnosed this year with the disease.

It what seems to be a matter of great concern, no government has ever paid any heed to deal with the menace of Breast Cancer despite being one of the major killers in Pakistan.

Ms. Anita Amarh, a participant who travelled from Axim to undergo the screening, told the GNA that though she was experiencing piercing pain around the nipple of the breast, examination had proved it was a collection of dirt and not linked to breast cancer.

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That is why researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) are investigating a molecular diagnostic test to determine whether, after biopsy, someone is at high or low risk for actually developing malignant breast cancer, News Medical reports. Although the current debate swirls around affordability and provision of drugs, it is tragic that an initiative like this has not been launched as yet by the health authorities.

Mammography of breasts from healthy to early stages of cancer.

The doctor, however, called on the government to implement a policy to ban the consumption of alcohol and tobacco, to reduce deaths arising from breast cancer. Afterwards, depending on your risk, screening may be annually or biennial.

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"This should give us an idea of how essential it is for every woman over the age of 40 to go for regular screening". It contains flashcards that cover all Breast Cancer Care's traditional information and more recent innovations in care, like mindfulness meditation.

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