Wood-Ridge Tackles Breast Cancer With Fighting Pretty Fundraiser

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Breast care specialists at Houston Methodist West Hospital observe Breast Cancer Awareness Month, including Dr. Warren A. Ellsworth IV, plastic and reconstructive surgeon; Dr. Candy Arentz, breast surgeon; Dr. Kathleen Shadle, radiation oncologist; Dr. Rajul Mehta, breast radiologist; and Dr. Rodger H. Brown, plastic and reconstructive surgeon.

For the new study, in Carcinogenesis, researchers at Colorado State University, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City and the University of MI opted to focus on breast cancer. But progress in treatment and early detection has led to improved survival rates, with more than 3 million breast cancer survivors in the US today.

She was diagnosed with breast cancer in February 2015.

Studies have shown that anxiety about the pain and discomfort of mammograms inhibit some women from undergoing routine mammogram screenings.

It is critical that progress is made across these areas, particularly as the number of those living with and beyond breast cancer is expected to rise. "Finally, supporting initiatives that help the millions of people who are living with cancer and the millions more who will face a cancer diagnosis in their lifetime continues to be a top focus of our institution".

The women who have the hormonal-driven breast cancer. Fighting Pretty is a non-profit organization that helps women feel strong and attractive during and after cancer treatments. For example, breast cancer death rates among black women ranged from 22 percent in Nevada to 66 percent in Louisiana, the report found.

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"I was diagnosed at age 39 with no family history". The company launched their Breast Cancer line of pink badges in 2012 and have since donated over $14,000 of the proceeds to charity.

If any of these symptoms are detected, contact a physician immediately to be evaluated. Thanks to advances in the last decade, new targeted therapies offer more treatment options for patients. A combination of treatments may be used to provide the best chance of disease control. For this reason, we recommend limiting your alcohol consumption to less than one drink per day.

Fourteen-year-old volunteer Ayonnah Tinsley has joined the fight to defeat breast cancer.

Over the past 14 years, Surviving and Thriving, working together with Pink Alliance, has raised more than $675,000 for breast cancer awareness, health initiatives and aid for recovering breast cancer patients within the Brazos Valley.

In fact, Texas Oncology has played a role in almost 70 FDA-approved cancer-fighting drugs, about one-third of all cancer therapies approved by the FDA to date. "A lot of that can be prevented if women get mammograms and find breast cancer early".

DR. JOLANTA CICHON is a medical oncologist at Texas Oncology-Denton North, 2900 N. Interstate 35, Suite 401, in Denton.