Dubai Customs Raises Awareness of Breast Cancer

Glen Mclaughlin
October 27, 2018

For the big game, the Broncos will be joining in Breast Cancer Awareness month with some incredible helmets paying tribute and honoring those who suffer from the disease.

Not long after that, Thompson had her sister shave her head. Regular breast cancer screening is important because it can find breast cancers when they are small, less likely to have spread and more likely to be treated successfully. "She's putting her body out there for people to say, "Wow, I'm going to go get a mammogram and make sure I don't have cancer". Genetics would allow doctors to identify certain cancer-causing genomes before the cancer develops, allowing preventative treatment and better outcomes.

"I said 'done.' I don't need a second opinion".

"Sometimes when it is hard I think so is chemo", she said.

"I didn't know it was hereditary, I didn't know much about it", she said.

"It was just going to be a plain taxi, but then I wanted to do something for the community, for the state, and so that's when we decided to make it a tribute auto to breast cancer", says Moulton. "If you know your family history, you can do something about it".

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Nathanson points out that Ashkenazi Jewish women (of Central and Eastern European descent) have a higher risk of breast cancer just because they're Jewish.

According to the American Cancer Society, a woman has a 1-in-8 chance of developing breast cancer over an 80 year lifespan. ICMR has recently drafted consensus guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. According to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, about one in 400 people in the USA has a BRCA1/2 mutation; but among Ashkenazi Jews, about one in just 40 has the gene mutation.

"One of the most significant ways we put our sports partnerships to work is by raising the volume around the importance of prevention and early detection", said Kelly Jo Golson, chief marketing officer of Advocate Aurora Health, of which Advocate Health Care is a part. The government has laid down four priority cancers - breast cancer, cervical cancer, oral cancer and lung cancer which together constitute 41 per cent of cancer burden, the report mentioned.

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.

The Indian River Colony Club has a team of dedicated residents who have raised $7,000 and counting for breast cancer research.

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