October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Arizona-based American Equus, which make stirrups, spurs, and horseshoes, has pledged to donate all sales of its Pink Special Edition Thoroughbred Racing Irons and 10% of total sales for the month of October for its Gallop for a Cure campaign for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Women over 65, too, show little improvement in this data if they are diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer after an earlier-stage disease.

Many people believe breast cancer risk is increased simply because someone in the family has cancer, but this is not true.

I am not unique in having experienced a family member being diagnosed with breast cancer.

"For disabled women, we found that not having access to a vehicle was associated with especially low participation in breast screening but not in bowel screening, which makes sense", Floud added.

While progress is being made, there is still more that can be done to drive down mortality rates further.

'Therefore, we can recommend women to consume soy foods because of soy's many health benefits'.

With self-care difficulties, women were 54 percent less likely to get breast cancer screenings than women without disabilities. Pink, the color of breast cancer awareness and S.H.O.E.S.an acronym for Strength, Hope, Optimism, Endurance, and Survival gives true meaning to this non-profit breast cancer organization established in 2011 by two young women, breast cancer survivor La'Kesha Jackson-Gordon and friend Ganesa Taylor. The Defender, funded by the National Football League and developed by ACS, analyzes user-input health information to provide individuals with quick, informative recommendations on how he or she can make changes to their lifestyle and daily habits and take action to reduce his or her cancer risk. In the past, purchasing life insurance for anyone that had survived cancer was often fiscally prohibitive, but thanks to substantial advancements in treatment and screening, we've seen the number of breast cancer survivors that can obtain life insurance rise significantly. Their primary focus is to raise awareness, funds, and public involvement in helping breast cancer victims to combat the disease.

"We know the best line of defense against breast cancer is early detection through a screening mammogram". "Do what you have to do to be happy because you don't know what's gonna happen, you know, a week from now, a month from now".

Breast pain, not attributed to monthly menstrual cycle.

Rachel Rawson, senior clinical nurse specialist, said: 'Women shouldn't feel discouraged from including a moderate amount of soya as part of a well-balanced diet.

  • Joanne Flowers