Local Doctor Shares the Importance of Breast Cancer Awareness


The Rose celebrated Breast Cancer Awareness month last week with its 4th annual Ensemble Theater fund raiser, bringing in more than $30,000 to fund 200 mammograms. Early detection saves lives. About 2,470 men are also expected to be diagnosed with breast cancer this year with 460 deaths.

The Marysville firefighters union, IAFF Local 3219, are using the proceeds from the shirts to make a donation toward breast cancer research.

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People in attendance got the chance to hear stories from survivors.

Doctors encourage women to do self checks, but more importantly, be sure to visit doctors for professional check ups.

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That statistic is staggering - ONE in EIGHT women will develop breast cancer at some point. For some women, though, getting access to preventive care can be a challenge. Think of your Mom, sisters, daughters, nieces, grandmothers, girlfriends - all the females in your life - then imagine at least one of them developing breast cancer. The event raises money for Breast Cancer Now and a year ago hundreds of people across Portsmouth and the surrounding area took part. Each year, more than 12,000 women in North Carolina receive breast and cervical screenings through the BCCCP program.

Apparently, preventative health is ingrained in my psyche.

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