Dubai Customs Raises Awareness of Breast Cancer

Dubai Customs Raises Awareness of Breast Cancer

Dubai Customs Raises Awareness of Breast Cancer

Many corporations as well as NGOs highlighted Breast Cancer Awareness Month in their own ways, making sure that women of their organizations were well-informed on the topic.

"Supporting awareness regarding women's health screening initiatives are important to us and we are pleased to recognize National Breast Cancer month with BMT's Think Pink", said Lindsay Saling, Group Vice President for the BMT Banking Division.

Simon Jacobs, head of underwriting and claims strategy at Aegon UK, said: "Breast cancer continues to be the biggest single cause of critical illness claims that we receive at Aegon".

Treatment of breast cancer has improved significantly since she first began as well, with five-year survival rates jumping from 20 percent to 90 percent from around 1990 to now, she said. This is also a good time to talk to your doctor about regular breast screening. "Nearly everyone knows someone who has been affected by breast cancer", said Kim Donner, Streator postmaster.

As many as 450 coupons for free mammograms and breast cancer checks were given away to female staff to encourage early detection of the disease. In 2009, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) reviewed the evidence on breast cancer screening and revised their recommendations on breast cancer screening guidelines.

"I think identifying whether you are a high-risk breast cancer patient is important", she says, and suggests close monitoring by medical professionals if you are. "These messages can be empowering for many women, but sometimes men with the disease, who may not feel fully "embraced" by the movement, can feel a little isolated". However, early detection can reduce the risk of fatality and provide a chance to lead a normal life.


Certain factors - heredity, obesity, nutrition, menstrual history - increase risks for breast cancers of all types, according to McKinney. Some risk factors are those that a woman can not change or control, such as her age and the genes she is born with.

After getting a bachelor's degree from Georgetown University, Blackwood obtained her medical degree from Medical University of SC, according to a Rutgers Cancer Institute press release.

If breast radiation isn't given before surgery, it is given after surgery, even if no cancer is thought to remain, according to the Cancer Society.

A large number of recent immigrants to Canada are from India.

Based on geography, the predictive breast cancer gene testing market can be segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Rest of the World.

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.

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