While the number of breast cancer diagnoses have decreased in the past 15 years, some 250,000 women and men will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in 2017. The test looks at 18 genetic variants on blood or saliva that are known to affect a woman's chances of getting breast cancer.
"You are helping the American cancer society fund groundbreaking research and comprehensive services and support right here in the Capital Region", Chris Falzarano, of the American Cancer Society, said.
The annual event serves to raise money to help local women diagnosed with breast cancer to manage expenses often not covered by insurance.
Southwest Airlines 72-hour sale offers round trips for under $100
Intrigued? You'll have to pull the trigger quickly - seats are limited, and the sale ends Thursday night at 11:59 pm. From Dallas Love Field, more than three dozen destinations from California to Florida are listed with sale fares .
Overall breast cancer death rates dropped 39 percent between 1989 and 2015, averting 322,600 breast cancer deaths during those 26 years. Our ambition is that by 2050 everyone who develops breast cancer will live - and live well.
Women should begin performing monthly breast self-exams beginning at age 20.
The study suggested the number of women with BRCA1 and 2 mutations who now choose to have a mastectomy could reduce by a third - from 50% to about 36%.
Demonetisation, GST cause India's growth rate loss in 2017 International Monetary Fund ranking
The specter of trade wars also remain, though they may be less of a danger than at recent global economic summits. Strong global demand has also been a boon for the rest of Asia, where the fund forecasts sustained growth.
In recognition of Breast Health Awareness month, the Black Health Care Coalition, in partnership with area beauty salons, will provide access to breast health information and no cost breast cancer screenings.
Opening up about losing her grandmother to the disease, she said the problem with diagnosing breast cancer when her grandmother was younger is that it just wasn't spoken about openly, which could hinder a woman's course to recovery.
"Wear it pink is an important opportunity to stand together and support Breast Cancer Now's life-saving research".
Intel Corporation (INTC) Shares Sold by Reliance Trust Co. of Delaware
Ltd. now owns 4,040 shares of the chip maker's stock worth $146,000 after purchasing an additional 1,400 shares during the period. RBC Capital Markets maintained Macquarie Infrastructure Corp (NYSE:MIC) on Thursday, February 23 with "Outperform" rating.