Breast Cancer Patients Face Shortage Of Specialist Nurses

Pearl Mccarthy
October 16, 2018

Vida Henderson, a research scientist at the University of Illinois Hospital and Health System, said they have screened 511 women, and of those, seven were diagnosed with breast cancer.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an annual worldwide health campaign organized by major breast cancer charities every October to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure.

Speaking about it Lucy said: "I lost my relationship, my home, my financial security and my business".

"You don't realize when your diagnosed that it is for life, however long that life is", she said.

October is breast cancer awareness month, and thousands of organizations worldwide organise campaigns to highlight the importance of breast cancer awareness and most importantly the benefits that come with early detection.

Residents have until the end of the month to drop bras off in person at the shop at The Dandelion Clock, Brooklands Avenue, Fullwood, Sheffield, S10 4GA or by post.

A family history and age are the most significant risks factor when it comes to breast cancer.

All three were considered "too young" for breast cancer.

Unfortunately, nearly 11,500 women and 80 men will lose the fight against this devastating and distressing disease each year in the United Kingdom, which is roughly estimated to 1,000 deaths each month. "New Zealand has fallen way behind our counterparts in providing life extending drugs for the metastatic breast cancer community", Sue Wall-Cade, fellow petition organiser said.

"It's good to be around other people who are also survivors, who are going through the process, and uplift each other and help each other to get through it", Renee Marshall, who defeated cancer on September 5th and returned to work the very next day, said.

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"I've heard someone say: 'Why close the gate when the horse is out of the barn?'" she said. "In the general population, the risk of having a gene that increases the risk of breast cancer is one in 400".

A handful of women interviewed by The News Journal only knew of a couple of other DE women who have metastatic breast cancer.

He supports the use of mammograms as the best screening method for detecting early signs of breast cancer.

Many women with stage IV often have to stop working to navigate the intricacies of clinical trials as they adjust to the idea that their time is likely limited. Breast cancer is the abnormal growth of breast cells.

Mugaba warns that if one notices a discharge from the nipple, a sunken nipple or a change in the size or shape of the breast, they need to go for a medical checkup.

"It's regularly interpreted as less serious than "primary" breast cancer (when the cancer hasn't spread to other parts of the body) and people living with the disease tell us all the time how upsetting it is when others assume treatment will cure them", she explains.

Six months later, after the lump grew larger and got more painful, she had a biopsy.

"We're trying to stay one step ahead", she said.

"And it's getting faster and faster".

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