Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk is Saturday

21 October, 2018, 12:56 | Author: Lillian Steele
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All proceeds going to the National Breast Cancer Research Institute.

One in eight women in Ontario will get breast cancer in their lifetime, and regular breast screening can detect cancer early, when there are more treatment options and an improved chance of survival.

A dozen dogs donned pink jumpers and sauntered alongside volunteers during a charity walk to raise money for breast cancer.

According to, a resource for women diagnosed with breast cancer in college, women can develop breast cancer as early as age 15.

Since 1989, the number of United Kingdom women who lose their lives to breast cancer each year has decreased from more than 15,000 to fewer than 11,500.

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If you've had a genetic test and found that you don't have a predisposition to breast cancer, don't stop being vigilant.

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. Fortunately, breast cancer mortality rates have been declining since 1989 due to the improvements in detection and treatment.

While the exact cause of breast cancer remains unclear, Dr. Stephanie Repole, a breast surgeon with Bon Secours Surgical Specialists, said certain risk factors make it more likely. "Our aim is that, by 2050, everyone who develops breast cancer will live - but if we are to achieve this, we all need to act now".

"It's so encouraging that, thanks to decades of research progress and NHS investment, more women are surviving breast cancer than ever before". In the future, Pejsa said she hopes they can have a whole week dedicated to Breast Cancer Awareness.



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