In the case of memoirs about breast cancer, they can be all of these things as well as an effective tool for raising awareness.
Aibinuomo said that breast cancer could affect both sexes. Let us each support this breast cancer awareness month by checking each day, month and yearly through palpating and regular screening of ourselves, children, our daughter's, aunty's, uncles, grandparents, friend's and mother's father's.
"Our role at Aesthetica is to use the best and most advanced means and resources needed to make people look handsome for breast cancer survivors, to help them feel complete, gorgeous and happy", he added.
In addition to male breast cancer, Prof Speirs works on developing models to study breast cancer that use human tissue and therefore does not require animal testing. "By explaining each step in the process of working up and treating a breast problem, The Breast Health Checklist will reduce a patient's anxiety, give her a greater sense of confidence, and allow her to be a proactive participant in her own healthcare".
Early detection is often the best chance people have to treating the disease, but not everyone is able to get diagnosed in time.
According to a report by Liaquat National Hospital (LNH), approximately 83,000 cases of breast cancer are reported in Pakistan every year, out of which around 40,000 women do not survive this deadly disease. "It gives me enormous joy in meeting the women who never gave up".
The NLST study found a 20 percent decrease in the relative risk of dying of lung cancer with a 0.4 percent reduction in mortality after about seven years of follow-up.
By year's end, about 2,550 men will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer. "We share Breast Cancer Awareness month as early diagnosis and screening can help save a lot of lives and it is important to raise this awareness in our society", said Simon A Nehme, chief business development officer, Nehmeh. This significant delay in detecting breast cancer in India contributes to the disproportionately higher mortality rates among Indian women despite lower incidence of breast cancer compared to that in developed countries. Survivors and their family and friends reunited beneath a survivors booth while others enjoyed activities, such as Zumba or listening to survivors' stories, before the start of the walk.
The average breast cancer patient will probably go through many appointments, needles, devices, medicines, conversations, as well as times of uncertainty. He was actually Stage 1 when we first found out.
It sheds new light on the lifestyle choices and the clinical characteristics of women who're most likely to suffer from breast cancer.
Commenting on the Breasthetica campaign, CEO of Avivo Group Dr Dilshaad Ali said that breast cancer is a tough battle to fight; physically, emotionally and psychologically.