"I was able to catch [the cancer] very, very early and I think that's so important - to take charge of your own health and be your own advocate". "If you know your family history, you can do something about it".
"It was just going to be a plain taxi, but then I wanted to do something for the community, for the state, and so that's when we chose to make it a tribute auto to breast cancer", says Moulton. There's been a gradual reduction in breast cancer among women since around 1990, and while some of that is due to better treatment options, it's also due to increased awareness, which leads to early detection. Nathanson sees patients at Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital.
"Women should always get screened, especially if they are over 40 years old", Blackwood said.
According to www.breastcancer.org, the various facets of breast cancer include Male Breast Cancer, Ductal Carcinoma In Situ, Invasive Ductal Carcinoma, Tubular Carcinoma, Medullary Carcinoma, Mucinous Carcinoma, Papillary Carcinoma, Cribriform Carcinoma, Invasive Lobular Carcinoma, Lobular Carcinoma In Situ, Molecular Subtypes, Paget's Disease of the Nipple, Phyllodes Tumors, Inflammatory and Metastatic.
Funds raised Wednesday and throughout the season will help provide free mammograms for Sacramento women, according to a Kings press release.
"I want everyone out there who is diagnosed with cancer to be strong and remember that cancer is not stronger than you".
Earlier this week, Aspire Zone Foundation organised "Cook Pink" an internal event for its employees to raise their awareness on the importance of healthy food in the prevention of breast cancer. Today, she's a survivor, a tireless advocate and a national adviser. Emerging economies and easy market penetration in developing countries in Asia are projected to drive the predictive breast cancer gene testing market in the near future.
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Each October, friends and family members come together in support of breast cancer awareness.
"It's a huge honor to be accepted on this committee that's so influential", Davidson says.
"Whilst we introduced annual 3D digital mammography to this group of women a number of years ago, it is also vital to empower them to help minimise their risks".
Today, Trish wears a "I Beat Breast Cancer" button with pride, and she heavily values the month of October as well.
"People didn't think about it". Although breast cancer is much less common in men than in women, it's crucial that any man who notices a lump in the region of his breast remembers that they can get breast cancer too, and they should not ignore it.
The Southern Trust has over 1,000 women using the family history service.