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Mapfre Group sponsors breast cancer screening for employees

26 Octobre 2018

Because the chances of overcoming this disease are so slim, some women dealing with stage four breast cancer may believe that the awareness movement sends a false message of hope to women just diagnosed or in the early stages of cancer.

Taylor Fultz, 26, of Lewistown, said surviving breast cancer has made her determined to live her life to the fullest.

And the more attention and the more education about breast cancer there is, the more we can do to improve outcomes.

According to Laurie Margolies, MD, System Chief of Breast Imaging, Mount Sinai Health System and Professor of Radiology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai: "Annual screening mammography beginning at age 40 has been shown to save lives". She is actively involved in breast screening and diagnostic imaging, as well as research.

The Kings also donated 300 tickets for Wednesday's game to a Think Pink Granite Bay breast cancer awareness fundraiser last Sunday.

Why should women, regardless of age or risk factors, be breast aware? This will allow 186 women across the Mapfre Malta Group to do the screening. This means knowing how your breasts normally look and feel so you can tell if there are changes. With support and donations from many Oxford businesses and campus organizations, the event raises money for the North Mississippi Cancer Center.

They thought they had to take injection before the screening, which has been the reason they always avoid breast cancer screening.

The study, in the British Journal of Cancer, examined statin use and the development of contralateral breast cancer.

A woman holds the hand of her mother who is dying from cancer during her final hours at a palliative care hospital. "What is the plan?" she wanted to know. Leading a healthy lifestyle, including limiting alcohol and being physically active, can reduce your risk of breast cancer.

When lifelong Columbus resident Laverne Greene-Leech learned she had breast cancer and would need surgery followed by months of chemotherapy, she went to the store and bought some wigs and colorful scarves to wrap around her head.

Why is breast screening important? BRCA2 mutation carriers are also at an increased risk of prostate cancer, melanoma and some other cancers, as well.

However, this number, the report stated, could be an underestimate as at present only 15 per cent of the population is covered by cancer registries.

Employees with Baptist Memorial highlighted the importance of getting checked.

A breast cancer survivor who is determined to make a difference for north MS women is organizing a charity walk this weekend in her hometown of Calhoun City to help patients get to doctor appointments and treatment centers.

Mapfre Group sponsors breast cancer screening for employees