Direct Wire & Cable, Inc. Kicks off Flex-A-Pink Breast Cancer Campaign

Leading lady Liz happily chatted to guests at the bash and signed a book in memory of those lost to the disease

While October might be best associated with the color orange - hunting, pumpkins, leaves - it also has become a time to think pink. More than 40,000 will die this year of breast cancer.

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.

If you can't afford insurance right now and don't have it, you can get a free breast cancer screening at the Manderson Cancer center at DCH on the 16th.

Some of the region's restaurants have gone pink, donating a portion of proceeds to help the American Cancer Society beat breast cancer from October 6 through October 15.

Appearing on Loose Women on Tuesday, the actress discussed the 25th anniversary of the Pink Ribbon and the work she does as an Ambassador for the Estée Lauder Breast Cancer Campaign.

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A genetic test that accurately predicts the risk of developing breast cancer could reduce the number of women choosing pre-emptive mastectomy surgery, according to a new study.

At Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital, we want all of the women in our community to understand their risk, be alert to the signs and symptoms, and recognize the crucial role that healthy lifestyles and early detection play in fighting breast cancer. Approximately 5 to 10 percent of breast cancer cases had strong genetic factors.

- Learn if your family has a history of the disease. Regular exercise, adequate sleep, limited alcohol intake and avoiding exposure to chemicals that can cause cancer are all great ways to help not only lower your risk, but increase your chance at survival if cancer occurs. And the cancer drug tamoxifen, a powerful tool in preventing death, only treats hormone-receptor-positive breast cancer - a kind that black women don't typically experience.

It's worth getting involved.