Pella Regional Health Center Hosting Breast Cancer Awareness Events

Whilst the review, which included data on more than one million women, showed a link between processed meat consumption and breast cancer risk, it is not clear if the food is actually the cause. Part two of the KNIA/KRLS Breast Cancer Awareness Radiothon will be held at Pella Regional on Tuesday from 4 to 6 p.m., with medical professionals and survivors sharing their stories with Dr. The WCP reimburses participating healthcare providers for screening services using state and federal funds from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. We depend on the generosity or corporate citizens like Payless to keep our Hospice running efficiently, to help us raise awareness about this dreaded disease and to encourage early testing.

She also hopes it will create real change.

October serves as a reminder of annual mammograms, but breast health is of importance all year long, hospital officials say. "This year Vitas House Hospice proudly celebrates 10 years of providing quality care to terminally ill patients with cancer". “By offering this supplemental screening to mammography for patients with dense breast tissue, we anticipate improving detection for small cancers that may not be seen on a mammogram alone in these women.”. More advanced imaging services, such as breast MRI and stereotactic breast biopsy, are available at McLaren Northern Michigan in Petoskey. If your risk is high you will be eligible to receive preventative drugs, i.e. selective estrogen receptor modulator or aromatase inhibitors to decrease your risk factors for developing breast cancer later on in life. "So it is something we need to flag, something we need to address", Francois said. The actual cause for breast cancer has not yet been discovered, and there is a need for ongoing research both to discover the cause and also to find a cure for the disease.

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The Katz Cancer Resource Center provides free support for patients before, during and after treatment.

It comes after campaigners visited Scottish Parliament to meet politicians to discuss how the charity Breast Cancer Now is helping women.

"A metastatic breast cancer diagnosis is scary, and people naturally have a lot of questions", said Jean Sachs, Chief Executive Officer of LBBC.

  • Ismael Montgomery