Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Stories of Survival


Although more women are surviving breast cancer than ever before, it is still the most common cancer in the United Kingdom with over 50,000 women diagnosed with the disease each year. Registration for this noncompetitive, inspirational event begins at 8:30 a.m. and the walk is set to start at 10 a.m.

Deanna Attai, a breast cancer surgeon at the University of California, Los Angeles who was not involved in the study, told the Post advances in treatment included much better chemotherapy regimens - developed in the 1980s and refined ever since - that are administered post-surgery to reduce the risk of recurrence.

Since 1993, more than 13 million supporters have raised more than $810 million nationwide.

Goffin through to Japan Open tennis final
Johnson now faces eighth seed Diego Schwartzman in the quarter-final after the Argentine disposed of Australia's Bernard Tomic. Gasquet broke Lu's next service game before the Taiwanese player broke back to level at 3-3.

And while Caucasian women and African-American women are afflicted with breast cancer at roughly the same rate, the death rate for African-American women is substantially higher, about 42 percent more, according to the American Cancer Society. "At the event, communities embrace a bittersweet mix of goal - celebrating survivorship and paying meaningful tributes to loved ones lost".

Although breast cancer in men is rare, an estimated 2,470 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer and approximately 460 will die each year. Alcohol use also has been linked to higher incidences of breast cancer. Further studies are needed to determine the role these organisms may play in breast cancer.

Later this month, on October 26, the Lewis Hall Singletary Oncology Center will host its sixth annual Pink Affair, its benefit fashion show with local cancer survivors.

Donald Trump Defends Melania's Footwear Choices in Hurricane Aftermath
Some people - mostly on the left - had snarky comments about Trump's outfit (specifically, her shoe choice) on Tuesday. Huckabee brought up Melania in the interview, praising her "empathy" and calling her one of Trump's "greatest assets".

The former Miss Malawi said several fundraising activities have been lined up including a brunch at Kumbali Lodge, whose proceeds will go towards aiding community outreach programmes in the target areas.

The study that was conducted on almost 1.4 million participants found that a higher level of physical activity could lower the risk of 13 different types of cancers, including reducing the risk of breast cancer by 10%. Some are fighting against it.

Parkway's move for controlling the occurrence of breast cancer will enable the delivery of various cancer treatment therapies under a single umbrella for patients.

Alabama Crimson Tide at Texas A&M Aggies
Like many other SEC schools, Alabama athletics collected donations and sent an 18-wheel truck to Texas to assist flood victims. To paraphrase Tide head coach Nick Saban , Alabama isn't just beating SEC teams, it's defeating them on all levels.

So now when you see pink, think of ways to beat breast cancer once and for all.