The sold-out event, now its 24th year, has so far raised about $350,000 for support for breast-cancer patients and research into the disease - the second-leading cause of death from cancer for Canadian women.
Nwobodo, who works at the College of Medicine, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnewi, spoke at the "Go Pink Day" organised by an NGO, Breast Without Spot, to mark the World Cancer Day in Enugu.
"I just pretty much thought, what would keep me here longer for my daughter?" she said.
The study was funded by the UK Health and Safety Executive, along with Cancer Research UK and the UK Medical Research Council, and it analyzed data from 10 separate previous researches conducted in the UK, the United States, China, Sweden and the Netherlands.
To raise awareness during this month-long campaign, Bertrand Chaffee Hospital and Jennie B. Richmond Nursing Home employees wore pink on October 5, and came together for a picture.
Talk to your health provider about your risk factors, both modifiable and non-modifiable and breast screening mammography. For women ages 54 to 55 and up, Pigue said you can get a mammogram every two years.
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His reaction was the exact same with Al Gore as it was with me, to look at me with a bemused smile and move on to his answer. Presidential town hall debates, meanwhile, are typically serious affairs and lack the liveliness of campaign trail events.
But, when you've just been diagnosed, when you're waiting to see if it's come back, when you feel like your life is falling apart - it's pretty easy to forget those advancements. After receiving care at Porter Regional Hospital, she felt it was important to attend so she could show her appreciation for the excellent treatment she received and for Porter's commitment to raise awareness for breast cancer by participating in the event.
And inside today's edition of the News Press is a special section - look for the big pink letters on the cover - dedicated to breast cancer awareness featuring a moving story about a local survivor, as well as treatment, screening and prevention tips. All monies collected will benefit the BABES and Southern Peaches Health Services, LLC, an organization located in Baxley that helps cancer patients in Appling County obtain financial assistance for mammograms.
"When you're diagnosed, you don't care about hair and makeup and clothes and all the little things in life", Giuliana said to the Los Angeles Times.
Breast cancer survival is good with 96.4 per cent estimated to survive a year after diagnosis in North Lincolnshire (2013). "But it still hasn't hit us that one of us can be affected by breast cancer".
The navigation program is created to help patients cope with diagnosis and treatment, he said.
You can educate yourself to the risks and on early detection.