Amazon Alexa tool to help detect breast cancer symptoms

27 October, 2018, 00:52 | Author: Cecil Davis
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Deerfield's Beth Levy joined dozens of breast cancer survivors, fighters and family members from across IL at Soldier Field on October 21 as part of Advocate Health Care and the Chicago Bears' efforts to raise awareness for a disease that one in eight women develops during her lifetime.

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.

The National Breast Cancer Foundation recommends that all adult women perform breast self-exams at least once a month.

In addition to the contribution, BMT will offer informational brochures at all their banking locations.

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, RNR Tire Express & Custom Wheels has been inviting family and friends of breast cancer survivors or fighters to nominate them for a chance to win prizes. Today, the company operates 43 banking locations, six (6) wealth management offices and three (3) insurance and risk management locations in the following counties: Montgomery, Chester, Delaware, Philadelphia, and Dauphin Counties in Pennsylvania; New Castle County in Delaware; and Mercer and Camden Counties in New Jersey.

GCU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Hassan Amir Shah, Registrar Saboor Ahmad Khan, Quality Enhancement Director Ms Iram Sohail and Director Facilities Yousaf Bashir led the walk from the university's Clock Tower to the Girls Cafeteria to raise awareness among students about the Breast Cancer. Generally, a biopsy of a detected mass in the breast is taken and sent to a pathologist who determines if the tumor is aggressive or localized and if the cancer has metasticized.

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If you are eligible for screening in the OBSP, you can book your appointment at an OBSP location through your doctor or on your own. "My grandma, my aunt Liz, her daughter and my aunt Tina all had breast cancer, and then one of my aunts, my aunt Helen, had ovarian cancer".

"My twin sister passed away from breast cancer, which metastasized to her bones and my big sister, 7-years older than I am, passed away at the age of 45", she said.

It's estimated about 24% of patients with metastatic breast cancer will be alive 5 years after diagnosis, according to the American Cancer Society.

If those who read our content will help fund it, we can continue to bring you the very best in news and information. Eight people contacted me since I have been speaking and told me they went to get mammograms, found cancer and had it treated.

According to the American Cancer Society, one out of every two women newly diagnosed with breast cancer reaches out to the organization for support.

"Risk depends on the number of affected family members, their age at diagnosis and whether there is a known breast cancer gene in the family". I always reassure my male patients that, even though male breast cancer is rare, it does happen, and they are not alone."Research has shown there is an increase risk of breast cancer in men who have the BRCA 2 gene mutation, she said". That is why in the midst of fun runs, pink shirts and cries for awareness, people need to focus their attention on ways they can actually impact this community. "It turns out the history is on my father's side, and there weren't a lot of women on that side of the family".

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