Published: Thu, October 05, 2017
Medicine | By Melba Vasquez

Mee Memorial Hospital recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Mee Memorial Hospital recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month

But whether that finding means this particular health disparity has been eliminated in Minnesota is not entirely clear. Presented by Michelle O'Shea, M.D., breast surgeon with Mountainside Medical Group and Mountainside Medical Center, the workshop will highlight the latest treatment options for women and men. The Mountainside Breast Cancer Risk Reduction Program, a first in the region, is a program dedicated to improving quality of life by helping women know, understand and effectively manage their risk. In 2011-2015, the state's overall breast cancer death rate for white women was 18.8 per 100,000, compared to the 21.2 national rate.

Akeredolu lamented that several women are suffering and dying of breast cancer because of ignorance and poverty.

For the sixth consecutive year, the Polk County Standard Journal has gone pink to recognize October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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Breast cancer can be diagnosed through multiple tests, including a mammogram, ultrasound, MRI and biopsy. These vegetables are good for breast health.

An estimated 252,710 new cases of invasive breast cancer and 63,410 cases of in situ breast cancer will be diagnosed in US women in 2017.

That was nine years ago, making Fuentes one of a growing number of breast cancer survivors. About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point.

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When breast cancer is detected early, at a localized stage, the five-year survival rate is 98 percent. We are grateful for the awareness and education campaigns, progress in research, early detection, and treatment, but that statistic continues to be overwhelming.

Still, the toll from the disease remains tragically high. "They will be able to put a pink hand print on the box vehicle and sign their name in remembrance of a loved one or celebration of life for someone who has been effected by breast cancer.", explains Human Resources Manager, Lacy Sproul.

Looking at the statistics provided, since 2010, breast cancer cases have increased dramatically with the highest number of cases recorded a year ago - 338. You'll find Breast Cancer Statistics at the website of CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians.

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