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Nyeri County to offer free breast cancer checks for 30 days

Nyeri County to offer free breast cancer checks for 30 days”

Breast cancer has affected our patients, our mothers, our sisters, our colleagues, our friends ... and ourselves.

McMullen points-out to a variety of initiatives throughout the year that Emergency is a national campaign, it was really quite easy to Services gets behind. Mammograms begin at age of 40. "This can be life-changing for these women", DeAngelo told the outlet of his foundation's accomplishment.

"The way we've designed it is, we allow it to be relocated throughout the city for the month of October".

In light of October being 'Breast Cancer Awareness Month, ' the launch of this program is fitting. "This event was crucial for the African American community since African American women still have the highest rate of deaths for breast cancer", said Dr. Keshan Chambliss.

It usually presents as "painless, hard mass that has irregular edges is more likely to be cancer, but breast cancers can be tender, soft or rounded". From Our Hearts works with Partners for Breast Cancer Care, Lee Cancer Care and Beacon of HOPE to provide breast care and referrals. That same year, DeAngelo signed a two-year contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Despite their push back, DeAngelo continued moving forward with his foundation and has since retired from the league but helped hundreds of women from his program, with future goals of hosting free mammogram screenings in all 50 states.

For more information about the American Cancer Society's Real Men Wear Pink fundraising campaign, visit the Real Men Wear Pink website.

Mammograms can be sponsored for $35 each.



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