Local paramedics supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Fitness Facts: Breast cancer awareness

Fitness Facts: Breast cancer awareness

Raymond Handling Solutions (RHSI) and Handling Systems, each a Raymond Sales and Service Center, will hold the sixth annual Pink Pallet Jack Project online auction in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month from October 17 through 27. In many cases, women lose their self-esteem or even suffer from depression when breasts have to be removed because of cancer.

EMS Chief John McCarthy states, as paramedics, we see the ravaging toll cancer has on a person and nearly everyone is touched somewhere in their lives with a family member or friend who has suffered with the unforgiving disease.

Former NFL running back DeAngelo Williams is still dedicated to fighting breast cancer.

Women need to overcome the barriers of shyness and social taboos to open up about their disease for early detection and cure she said while participating in a walk organised by the PAF Hospital at the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Complex to create awareness about breast cancer. "Seven women die every day", she said.

Springboks beat Canada, look to quarter-finals
The Canadians were conceding far worse than a point a minute for the first 30 minutes and were 47-0 behind at halftime. The All-Blacks will most likely go top after they defeat Nambia so it's down to South Africa to beat Canada .

According to the foundation, survivors of breast cancer, particularly those that have undergone surgical breast removal, are left with a change of self-image, notwithstanding the deeply emotional toll this disease takes on them and their families.

The good news is that death rates from female breast cancer dropped 40% from 1989 to 2016.

From Our Hearts, a program of the Beacon of HOPE United Way House, is committed to raising funds so that all eligible Pine Island residents have access to breast cancer screening and treatment. The campaign has helped increase awareness, strongly encouraging monthly self-exams and annual mammograms.

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