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Let's Talk About Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Let's Talk About Making Strides Against Breast Cancer”

Winta Tesfaldet, a sophomore industrial engineering major from Murphy, said Zeta Tau Alpha's Think Pink Week consists of events to raise money for the fraternity's philanthropy, which is breast cancer education and awareness.

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the Texas Tech chapter of Zeta Tau Alpha, a women's fraternity, is hosting its annual breast cancer awareness week with fundraisers and events.

And rein it in we have.

Since 1993, more than 12 million Making Strides Against Breast Cancer participants have helped raise more than $750 million to create a world free from the pain and suffering caused by breast cancer.

Mahoning County has seen its rate of new cases decline by 13 percent between 2005 and 2015. Its mission has attracted phenomenal community support, as evidenced by the 11,000 runners and walkers who turned out August 26 for the 2018 Panerathon, the largest fundraising event in the Mahoning Valley that thus far has raised more than $2.5 million for the center.

Sydney mum Brione Smink's mother died of breast cancer at the age of 48, her aunt died from the disease when she was 52 and her cousin was also diagnosed with breast cancer. The noncompetitive walks are held in almost 300 communities nationwide. "The breast is for the kids", Dr. Anthony Nsiah Asare said as part of this year's breast cancer awareness in October. "We continue to do research so we can find a cure for this bad disease".

Pix 2: The moderator/emcee (centre) get breast cancer survivors Angel Nageshvari Thanapal (left) and Chin Keat Yue to share their story with the guests.

Future Generali India Life Insurance & Mompresso further aimed to find out how much Indian women know about the financial aspects pertaining to breast cancer treatments.

Breast cancer and prostate cancer are the most common cancers in men and women in the United Kingdom, with 334 women diagnosed with breast cancer and 327 men diagnosed with prostate cancer in Mid-Sussex (Horsham and Crawley) each year.

Approximately 252,710 women are diagnosed with the disease in the USA each year according to breastcancer.org.

The fast-casual bakery and sandwich shop tells the story of how the bagel came about in an email to customers: Breast cancer survivor Sue Stees, a Panera Bread franchise owner, had the idea when planning a luncheon for a local breast cancer organization. In addition, many old wives' tales surround the disease.

McKenny encouraged everyone to continue their donations throughout the month. When she saw an item with a pink ribbon logo at the grocery store, she bought it.

Future Generali India Life Insurance Company Pvt Ltd (FGILI), in association with Momspresso unveiled the findings of a national survey which aims at understanding the awareness around breast cancer among Indian women.

"One hundred percent of proceeds go towards the SOMC Cancer Compassion Fund and that fund supports patients under active cancer treatment", said Waugh.

The strides made over the past 25 years prove otherwise.



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