QCS participates in United States embassy's breast cancer awareness campaign

Join the fight against breast cancer

A Reminder From HSHS St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital

October is celebrated as Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the pink ribbon is used as a symbol of solidarity in all countries.

A Facebook post from the department said officers will also be wearing pink this month.

Pink is back, along with the month of October when the nation identifies with those impacted by breast cancer.

Researchers say that breast cancer is also linked to gene mutations through generations.

The department reached out to Crystal Lake-based Eby graphics to get a design created specifically for the Rosemont squad vehicle, Balogh said.

And the statistics still hold true, as one in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer in her lifetime, according to medical experts.

In many cases, breast cancer is detected by women noticing unusual changes in their breast and taking the initiative to visit their GP.

Fonseca had her first interaction with the ACS after she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1999. "This cause holds a special place in my heart".

Around 350 United Kingdom men are also diagnosed with breast cancer each year.

Any discomfort or pain in one breast that does not go away. In addition, Holzer Center for Cancer Care will be providing a Health Screening Event on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 5 p.m.to 7 p.m. Skin Screenings, Breast Exams and Education, Bone Density Testing, and Blood Pressure Checks will be available during the event. "Y'all are not only doing this for me, y'all are doing this for my son, so that way he can have me around a lot longer than the two to three years that the doctors gave me", said Sasser.

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