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American Cancer Society making strides against breast cancer walk

American Cancer Society making strides against breast cancer walk”

7News' own Alex De Armas and Vivian Gonzalez helped celebrate the 25th anniversary of the American Cancer Society's "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer" event. "Breast cancer is one of the most common type of cancer among women in India and it claims thousands of lives every year".

"It's not just the American Cancer Society, but I know it's my father who healed me, along with the medicine and wonderful doctors and nurses I had". The American Cancer Society has a lot of different things we do for all cancer patients.

Hundreds of local breast cancer survivors, caregivers, volunteers, and corporate and community members united in Forest Park Saturday to make the greatest impact to ensure no one faces breast cancer alone.

Now in its 16th year, the day sets out to raise awareness and funds to support the edge research the charity does.

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Over 10,000 people participated and over a quarter-million dollars was raised in the fight against breast cancer.

"According to the Newspaper, Thus, we always stress for early diagnosis for a better outcome", said senior oncologist D G Vijay of HCG Cancer Centre.An awareness session on precautionary measures, early detection and periodic screening was also held.

Group recently joined nationwide efforts to spread awareness about breast cancer and contributed to the cause by holding a series of events and activities for its staff.

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