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"We are the only nonprofit in the United States exclusively focused on funding research seeking an earlier biological test for breast cancer; something that will identify the cancer in the body".

The first is believing you're not at risk because no one in your family has cancer. After your 30's, it depends on risk factors and its best to have a conversation with your doctor as to how often you need to have a mammogram.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we talked to one local breast cancer specialist about the significance of this disease.

That's roughly 12 percent of women who have the chance of getting this type of cancer.

The wine bar Tria is donating $1 from every glass of Rosé Cava Brut sold to Living Beyond Breast Cancer throughout the whole month of October. "Therefore, there's no reason to completely eliminate sugar from your diet".

Many people with early breast cancers are without symptoms.

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Professionals and experts from Cancer Treatment Centers of America will take part in a showcase of different educational events for breast cancer patients, caregivers and the community.

"Every person on our helpline is a breast cancer survivor". She said her mother was a nurse and had a history of breast cancer. Yearly mammography after the age of 45 is highly recommended.

Centra Cups Against Breast Cancer coffee mornings and Pink Walks will also be taking place nationwide throughout October.

Kelly Gorbett, 39, of Richmond, was diagnosed with stage I triple negative breast cancer at age 38.

The Canadian Cancer Society is the largest national charitable funder of breast cancer research in Canada. I wasn't able to move around, my family used to have to assist me to go to and from the bathroom, it was really being able to see your children deteriorating in front of them not knowing that you know mommy is not going to be here. This team effort will help us to make life-saving differences, and we're truly grateful for the opportunity.

And half found one in two women would be more likely to vote for a Government which made breast density a national priority.

The amount the Postal Service contributes to breast cancer research is determined by the difference between the 65-cent purchase price and the First-Class Mail rate in effect at the time of purchase, minus any costs incurred by USPS.

"She gets in contact with nearby companies and plans out an event, and after she has gotten the event set up, she gets volunteers from the chapter that are willing to set up, stay during the event or clean up after the event", she said. I had absolutely know idea. Though the number of breast cancer survivors have increased over the years, many continue to be affected by the disease-both those who are diagnosed and their loved ones.

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