Oakland County dental offices support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Adam Snavely also presented an event plaque to Frank Palmer, executive vice president of The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company, who spoke in support of breast cancer awareness. Women under 45 account for about 11 percent of all new USA cases.

Less than a week ago, prolific actress Julia Louise-Dreyfus announced on Twitter that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer.

Having personal experience, Lavar has devoted his life to breast cancer awareness, aid, and education all year and not just in October. Chief Minister's wife Amruta Fadnavis, Dr Ajay Mehta, hospital's psycho oncology department head Dr Suchitra Mehta, breast cancer survivor Archana Das and Dr Hirapara Pushpendra from radiation oncology department participated in the discussion.

Since its establishment in 1994, NBCF has awarded more than $140 million to around 470 Australian-based research projects to improve the health and wellbeing of those affected by breast cancer. "And today, they go above and beyond the call of duty to raise awareness about breast cancer".

The Henry Ford LiveWell Breast Health Grocery Store Tour combines the expertise of Dr. Lisa Newman, director of the Breast Cancer Center at Henry Ford Cancer Institute, and Andrea Thelen, registered dietitian nutritionist at Henry Ford. In the United States, deaths associated with breast cancer are higher than those related to any other type of cancer.

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Funds raised during the October promotion and event will allow BCCA to directly help breast cancer patients by providing resources and support such as emergency financial assistance, beauty baskets, educational materials, workbooks, tools and guides. According to the ACS, screening mammography in women aged 40 to 69 years is associated with a reduction in breast cancer deaths across a range of study designs.

Screening does not prevent breast cancer, but early detection increases the likelihood of successful treatment and potential to be cancer-free.

Mathess said she was able to go through cancer journey through support from her family and church members and her faith in God. The improvements that have been made are largely a result of the research that is funded by awareness campaigns, such as Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

The Center for Disease Control reports that as of its most recent data, from 2014, 236,968 women and 2,412 men were diagnosed with breast cancer, while 41,211 women and 465 men succumbed to the disease.

Although risks for breast cancer include factors that can not be changed (such as being female, age and family history), there are some actions that may reduce a woman's risk of getting breast cancer.

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