Crawley play marks Breast Cancer Awareness month

NOVEL IDEA Store manager Chloe Warren from SkinKandy who is donating $5 from every nipple piercing the store performs in October

I can see the gratitude of women when detecting their breast cancer early with self-examination and mammogram.

"Our squad usually wears silver bows and uses silver pom-poms but last night some of us wore pink bows and used pink pom-poms in order to show support for breast cancer survivors", Sophia Morgan, a freshman, said.

A new study conducted by the lab of Markey researcher Ren Xu suggests that targeting a protein known as collagen XIII could be key for suppressing breast cancer metastasis. Breast cancer starts when cells in the breast begin to grow out of control. "Therefore, there's no reason to completely eliminate sugar from your diet".

In a recent study of postmenopausal women, participants who lost weight had a lower risk of developing invasive breast cancer than those who maintained or gained weight. Many women find their own breast cancer by noticing changes in the look and feel of their breasts.

Christy is a community activist who has taken it upon herself to be an influence to women in Sabah, Tawau, in particular, especially on breast cancer support.

These organizations recommend mammograms based on many years of research and evidence that mammograms improve breast cancer detection and survival rates. "It's a hard medication to take", says Stephanie Wheeler, an associate professor of health policy and management at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and the lead author of the paper. The Paint it Pink campaign has grown beyond just supporting breast cancer patients and now supports all cancer patients of the community, and I think that's important.

"Raising awareness of breast and bowel cancer and the "Screen For Life" objectives is a year-round goal for us".

To these women, metastatic breast cancer is often overlooked throughout October- particularly in terms of research money.

"Every 45 minutes one man dies of prostate cancer in the United Kingdom, that's over 47,000 lives lost each year alone. It's something I've been very passionate about", he said. I also had great support from doctors and nurses, many of which continue to provide me with great care.

A handful of women interviewed knew only of a couple of others who have metastatic breast cancer.

Many women with in stage IV of the disease have to stop working to navigate the intricacies of clinical trials as they adjust to the idea that their time is likely limited.

"I think women should be informed of their breast density, knowledge is power and if you know you have dense breasts you can be more thorough and look into ultrasounds", Mr Smink said.

"I'll be with them", Smith said.

Hence, according to the American Cancer Association, breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer death for women. At first, she thought her cancer was going to be temporary.



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