Time to act on breast cancer

First Lady for AMH high tea

It is estimated that one in 28 women is likely to develop breast cancer during her lifetime.

"Last year, our food and beverage team took the initiative to find a creative way to participate in Breast Cancer Awareness month by producing pink food products for sale", said Kenneth Kahn, tribal chairman for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians. This is according to leading research charity Breast Cancer Now, who has also warned that widespread inequalities in NHS services are costing more than 1,100 lives every year.

The sixth annual Framed in Pink: Bowling Over Breast Cancer bowling tournament will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, at Jamestown Bowling Company, 850 Foote Ave., Jamestown. But Breast Cancer Now believes that this progress could be undone by as soon as 2022, as a result of increasing incidence of the disease brought about by an ageing population and rising obesity. About 70,000 men and women are diagnosed with cancer between ages 15 and 39.

Pink-colored treats, including pastries, desserts, treats and beverages, are on sale in outlets throughout Chumash Casino Resort to mark its Project Pink efforts to raise funds in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month. "Just because one of your relatives had breast cancer does not mean you are absolutely fated to develop it", says the Johns Hopkins Medicine Breast Center.

Eberts said breast cancer affects a significant amount of people.

"Research also suggests that other factors such as smoking, being exposed to chemicals that can cause cancer, and changes in other hormones due to night shift work also may increase breast cancer risk", Repole said. "So I think making college students aware of the signs and symptoms of early breast cancer is really important".

In light of these findings, Breast Cancer Now has launched a dedicated #55000Reasons campaign calling on the UK Government to prioritise breast cancer in the forthcoming NHS long-term plan and ensure that related services get the funding they need.



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