Young Indian women are more vulnerable to breast cancer, says CII report

Young Indian women are more vulnerable to breast cancer, says CII report

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and this weekend, Lynda and Teri are co-chairing the 3rd Annual Northwest Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference in Seattle. That's when Melissa and her sister chose to get tested. The Breast Cancer Landscape in India, a white paper by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), which aims to provide insights regarding status and challenges in breast cancer care will be released Thursday by Minister of State for Health Anupriya Patel. Fortunately, cancer researchers continue to uncover ways to enhance genomic testing, which is the study of the interaction of certain genes in your body that aid in the early identification of breast cancer.

The National Breast Cancer Foundation recommends that all adult women perform breast self-exams at least once a month.

"I knew I was going to make it, that I was going to get better", she said. "That helped me so much because all of my doctors were at least a 30-to-45-minute drive from my house. I want there to be more survivors". She is actively involved in breast screening and diagnostic imaging, as well as research. "We need to step out of our bubble where you can not even say the words "breast" and "cancer" together aloud", says Farah Mahmood, coming out of a Pinktober workshop.

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer among women and Malta has one of the highest incidents of breast cancer in women in Europe.

If not, no worries, now that you know do book an appointment with the doctors ASAP. While black women have the highest screening rate among minority women- at 55 percent - they also have the highest breast cancer mortality. In 2015 I went through and had a preventative double mastectomy with reconstruction in order to decrease my risk of having breast cancer.

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"Sometimes we get caught up with, 'Well, my mama didn't have it, my sister didn't have it, my grandmama didn't have it, so we don't have to worry about it, '" Gardner said.

Davidson was nominated and named to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Advisory Committee on Breast Cancer in Young Women.

According to the American Cancer Society, the money raised goes towards research, patient services and providing education around screenings and reducing cancer risks.

GCU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Hassan Amir Shah, Registrar Saboor Ahmad Khan, Quality Enhancement Director Ms Iram Sohail and Director Facilities Yousaf Bashir led the walk from the university's Clock Tower to the Girls Cafeteria to raise awareness among students about the Breast Cancer. She instantly felt a false sense of relief, but she actually did have cancer.

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