Local women are failing to get cancer screenings

8 products that give back for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

8 products that give back for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The other five states are Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Mississippi and SC. Previously, lung cancer was the leading cause of cancer death.

Dr. Veena Rao of Morehouse School of Medicine speaks about disparities among women with breast cancer. GPB's Ellen Eldridge reports.

The Naples Community Hospital also had a booth on the lawn, with a multitude of information about breast cancer, treatment, and prevention.There are 6 outpatient facilities in the Naples area that perform preventative services such as mammograms and MRIs, the Naples Community Hospital recommends annual mammograms from age 40 or from age 21 if there is a history of breast cancer in your family. Mutation of this gene leads to triple negative breast cancer and the mortality for African American women has been high, she said.

"It's all early detection", Rao said. It is a specific type of breast examination that uses low-dose x-rays to detect cancer early before women experience symptoms.

By symbolic illumination of some of the most lovely buildings in Bosnia and Herzegovina in pink, the "October - Breast Cancer Month" has officially started.

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Pompeo, according to the Wall Street Journal , was among the administration officials who took part in the call. The Iowa senator is a longtime advocate for whistleblowers and the chairman of the Senate Finance Committee.

Over a dozen South Florida cancer survivors swam with the dolphins at Miami Seaquarium in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Between 2013 and 2017, the breast cancer mortality rate declined by 2.1% per year in Hispanics/Latinas, 1.5% per year in blacks, 1% per year in whites, and 0.8% per year in Asians/Pacific Islanders. "It could be due in part to the slight increase in incidence since 2004, as well as a sign that optimal breast cancer treatment has become more widespread, particularly among white women".

The fact that breast cancer mortality is decreasing is good news, but much more work needs to be done to close the gap between white women and black women, DeSantis noted in a statement released by the ACS.

Beauty Blender Beauty Blender is donating $20,000 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation this month, so there has never been a better excuse to stock up on the brand's limited-edition, bubblegum pink blender, which comes in a shimmering canister. This disparity is magnified among black women under 50.

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