Women still shying away from doing annual mammograms - Breast Friends president

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KPR, she said would be giving out free meal vouchers during Pinktober month to needy patients, especially those from the rural areas coming to the Breast Clinic at Queen Elizabeth Hospital II for doctor's appointment or treatments. She remembers dates like a history book. "The major challenge was that the technology at that time did not exist", she said of her long road.

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"The modalities for preventing, and controlling breast cancer are well known. You might need an additional garment, either a camisole or loungewear that has pockets built in", she says.

Ms Chattoe says "eight or nine" volunteers will help her blow up 1000 balloons on Friday, including longstanding allies Sandy Bradshaw and Laura Hounam.

"It was the best call I ever had".

Dr Anthony Nsiah -Asare, Director General of Ghana Health Service, has said breast cancer remains a major public health burden for the global community - the cancer considered universal among women worldwide. "That's what I needed to hear from somebody who has been through all these tests and things that you have to go through". However, according to her, there are still ways to help curb the disease, like educational initiatives under the Pink Minute project. She said students should get anything suspicious checked out because it could be anything and going in for a check up earlier, rather than later, could save their life.

Kinabalu Pink Ribbon (KPR) president Nancy Tham yesterday launched its annual "Pinktober" campaign at a hotel here. Donna, 45, retired from participating in professional athletics after she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009, aged just 36.

Susan G. Komen for OR and Southwest Washington said it's goal for 2018 is to focus on research into aggressive forms of breast cancer, better help women with health disparities and put forth more research into technology that will better detect the cancer.

"Probably a little of both. I want them to come here and feel like it's a boutique all their own", explained Ashwell.

"Basically it's who is available".

McCutcheon said people only had to give up two hours of their time. "Basically, I sort of rotate my girls". "A lot of people choose to go through genetic testing because there is a plan they can take afterward", she said. "We are so grateful for their efforts over the years to raise significant funds to benefit our breast cancer program".