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06 October 2017

At Houston Methodist West, our multidisciplinary team of doctors and comprehensive breast care staff offers personalized, comprehensive breast care services - from screenings in a spa-like atmosphere to treatment and support programs - all in one location close to home.

National statistics estimate 1 in 8 women are at risk for developing breast cancer during their lifetime.

In June 2002, Ohio-based mom of three Heather Salazar got full custody of a baby named Lexi, whose mother was, at age 23, battling stage IV breast cancer.

October always brings those allies to the forefront with Breast Cancer Awareness Month and all the corresponding events and celebrations of our local survivors and heroes, all of whom aid the fight for awareness and a cure. Officers at participating departments wear commemorative pink patches on their regular uniforms for the entire month of October during "Breast Cancer Awareness Month". One in 75 women has a chance of being diagnosed with ovarian cancer, according to the American Cancer Society.

Strom explained that a group of ladies at the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club started Pink Ribbon after their friends were diagnosed with breast cancer.

Flamingos have landed at Houston Methodist West Hospital, just in time for breast cancer awareness month.

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"It is not a form of cancer, but it is a growth under the nipple and you can either feel it or it can by seen and it is painful", she said.

Mainstream treatments are often painful, expensive, time consuming, and cause side effects that can severely lower a patient's quality of life, but luckily, they are improving, albeit slowly. "All Kentucky women should talk to their healthcare provider about breast cancer to ensure they are getting the screenings they need for long-term health".

Zanubia Shams mentioned, "We are very proud of the "Pink it Now" campaigns achievements to date in UAE and we want to extend the benefits to Indian communities as well". As the report also notes, the closing of the gap may simply reflect something researchers call a lack of statistical power - in this case caused by small numbers of breast cancer deaths among black women.

"I myself have treated at least ten males with breast cancer", said Dr. Watts.

According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, almost 246,600 women will be diagnosed with the disease in the United States by the end of this year, and another 40,000 die of breast cancer every year. Holds Pink Sale in Support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month