During the second event, 11 a.m. on October 19, Cancer Support Program Coordinator Rebecca Senoglu and a panel of breast cancer survivors will share their personal experiences and talk about the resources that are available from the moment of diagnosis.
Mark Pescator, a police officer who has been working for LPD for the past 15 years, said both his grandmother and mother were diagnosed with breast cancer. "I want to bring awareness to cancer".
Kayla Leier, a co-founder of Pink It Forward, joins Jack & Amy to talk about their mission of "providing hope and empowerment by enriching the lives of those affected by breast cancer".
During October, the company aims to make a difference with its annual Pink Sale in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.More news: Batshuayi's Chelsea career at risk after Conte snub
About five percent to 10 percent of breast cancer cases are thought to be hereditary. Breast cancer awareness is this week's focus of the 52 Weeks of public health campaign from the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS).
The health care experts will discuss with shoppers what to know about what they eat and how it relates to breast health and breast cancer - whether a survivor, in treatment or looking for breast cancer prevention tips.
Besides skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women.
"I've been to other breast cancer walks that are larger", Burgermyer said.More news: Air France Flight Diverted After Engine Explodes
Early detection is critical.
"But the substantial geographic variation in breast cancer death rates confirms the role of social and structural factors", she added, "and the closing disparity in several states indicates that increasing access to health care to low-income populations can further progress the elimination of breast cancer disparities". The latest advancement in breast cancer screening and diagnostic technology, 3D mammography is more effective at detecting invasive breast cancers.
Flamingos have landed at Houston Methodist West Hospital, just in time for breast cancer awareness month.
The Center for Disease Control reports that as of its most recent data, from 2014, 236,968 women and 2,412 men were diagnosed with breast cancer, while 41,211 women and 465 men succumbed to the disease. Soon after the first counselling session, the psychotherapy department of the hospital discovered that the patient has never heard of the term "breast cancer" and was not aware that the lump could lead to mortality.More news: Irving Oil Says Decision to Cancel Energy East Is a Lost Opportunity