Breast Cancer Awareness Month got off to a good start this year with a charity run around Neumünster Abbey on Saturday, organised by Europa Donna, an association which supports women suffering from the disease.
Harrison County Sheriff Ronald "Joe" Myers said the pink initiative is performed across the state. Those wishing to donate can make a general donation on the website or search Murphy's name to donate specifically to the metastatic breast cancer cause.
This edition of The Paris News recognizes two area survivors of breast cancer, Shelly Moffatt and Patty Kyle, both of whom have managed to come through after a diagnosis flipped their world upside down, and now serve as inspiration in their communities. That's why we did it. "I want to continue the dialogue on awareness and early detection - male or female", Knowles said. There's a few guys here (Harrison County Sheriff's Department) that have been touched by breast cancer, through their family. "We need to establish more support groups, like the Jamaica Reach to Recovery, and in more recent times, the Brothers United against Prostate Cancer, for those faced with cancer, so that they can access the emotional, psychological and spiritual help in battling the disease", she appealed.
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The plane is a B-17 bomber which is part of the Wings of Freedom Tour that was scheduled to appear at Bradley Airport. The Collings Foundation said it's "forever grateful to the heroic efforts of the first responders at Bradley".
There has been controversy in recent years over breast cancer screening guidelines, but the Prevent Cancer Foundation® and many other health organizations still encourage women of average risk to begin annual screening at age 40 for the best chance of detecting cancer early, when successful treatment is more likely.
During Think Pink Monroe's Think Pink Palooza on the Monroe Town Green Tuesday night, Fine-McCarthy told the story of a single mother of three elementary-school-aged children who was diagnosed with breast cancer.
"It's a nice gesture". Yet, these environmental factors are not typically part of the October barrage of breast cancer messages, and furthermore, the focus on raising money for "awareness" seems to be doing little to stem the tide of breast cancer cases, in Canada and globally.