Monday, 18 December, 2017

Breast Cancer Mortality Rates Down 39 Percent

Breast-cancer Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Hits DC
Lamar Ellis | 05 October, 2017, 00:14

"I'm a breast cancer, two time survivor, I just went back to work in August", survivor Latonya Bryson said. At Texas Oncology, patients have the opportunity to take part in some of the most promising clinical trials in the nation for new drugs and treatments.

I READ with great concern a new report by Breast Cancer Now - Good Enough?

However, the ACS was quick to point out that not every segment of Americans benefited equally.

The event brings together breast cancer survivors from around the Brazos Valley to share their stories and be in the company of women that have similar experiences. Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed among U.S. women (excluding skin cancers), so monitoring current trends and establishing healthy policies affects hundreds of thousands of women across the country.

"This service is free to all patients", she explained.

Other studies have shown that the disparities among non-Hispanic white and non-Hispanic black women can result from differences in stage at diagnosis, tumor characteristics, obesity, adherence and access and response to treatments. "Cancer was a dirty word - it was whispered - as if it were contagious even to say it, my grandmother, who was fabulous and from a large, happy family, didn't talk about it, even to my mother", Hurley told Daily Mail UK.

In another article by Paddock published in August she discusses research that claims that a diagnosis of high cholesterol is tied to lowering breast cancer risk.

Still, race seemed to play a role here, as well. But men do have a small amount of breast tissue behind their nipples and this is where breast cancer can develop.

All of this means that, overall, breast cancer kills more black women than white women in the United States. Breast cancer statistics, 2017, racial disparity in mortality by state. It can affect nearly any part of the body.

According to Bernik, progress is being made.

Many people don't know that men can get breast cancer because they aren't aware that men have breasts. "The fact that several USA states have been able to achieve similar breast cancer outcomes for black and white women is remarkable as it indicates that these disparities are not inevitable". Broad-based recommendations that women undergo these preventive scans as they approach middle age are credited with catching disease early when it's easier to treat and the chance of death is much smaller.

The research was published October 3 in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians and Breast Cancer Facts & Figures.

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