Pink products supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Experts are concerned that there are limited treatment options for patients with the deadliest most aggressive tumours

With this weekend's kick-off Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Citizen publishes today's annual "Read Pink" edition.

Her mammogram revealed ductal carcinoma in situ, or abnormal cell changes in the milk ducts, which is an early sign of breast cancer.

Dr Lucy Yates, from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute at Hinxton, Cambridgeshire, said: "We have found that some of the genetic mutations that drive breast cancers that relapse are relatively uncommon amongst cancers that do not relapse at the point of primary diagnosis".

Approximately 12.5 percent of all American women will experience invasive breast cancer sometime in their lives.

Several years ago, Lipscomb and fellow firefighter Justin Bradley, whose mother died from breast cancer, got together to think of a way they could honor their mothers and the Pink Helmet campaign for breast cancer awareness was founded.

Pink products supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Some products display the pink ribbon just to show support. In our community, we have identified issues contributing to those problems and increased our focus on using techniques that have been demonstrated to be effective. Check where the money is going, and how much will be donated. "Just because every dollar counts, you never know when you could be close to finding the cure". Barron Collier will host its pink out game on Tuesday, October 13 against Bishop Verot. They also hold the very popular "I love Pink day" scheduled for October 30.

While at Hartford, the Hawks advanced to the NCAA quarterfinals in 1994. This is a great reminder that women should get checked. Beard will share her story as it relates to her family and overcoming obstacles.

"The upcoming surge in cases highlights the need to put more emphasis on cancer prevention so we can help stop cancer before it starts", says John Atkinson, Director, Cancer Prevention, Canadian Cancer Society, Ontario Division.

The theme for this year's events sponsored by the Women's Diagnostic Center and Auxiliary of Newton Medical Center is "Anchored in Hope". The good news is that because of the phenomenal advances made in diagnosing and treating breast cancer, more women are surviving longer and beating the disease altogether.