Breast cancer gene tests to be made available to high-risk groups

Laura Hicks

The Sanderling Resort, located in North Carolina's scenic Outer Banks between Currituck Sound and the Atlantic Ocean, is participating in Breast Cancer Awareness Month with its "Passion for Pink" spa promotion. The test on blood or saliva considers 18 genetic variants known to infect the prospect of developing breast cancer. "Free mammograms and pap smears are available for women that are age 35 and older, but they must meet income guidelines", Elliot added. That's about a 12% lifetime risk of developing a breast cancer. Mammography exam called a mammogram, aids in the early detection of possible cancerous masses and diagnosis of breast diseases in women. Dr Amit Verma, consultant, molecular oncology said that 50% of breast cancer patients in NCR are in 25-50 years of age group.

For more than four decades, cervical cancer was considered as one of the leading causes of death in India.

Too often, discussions women have with their doctors about the best treatment options don't include a conversation about the employment impact, said Dr. Benjamin Smith, of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

Average women should begin screening at age 45. They discovered that healthy breast tissue contains more of the bacterial species Methylobacterium.

Las Vegas massacre: Gunman might have hired prostitute
The Route 91 Harvest country music festival, where the mass shooting took place, was located about 1,100 feet from the tanks. Unfortunately, Paddock decided that he'd carry out his heinous act during the Route 91 festival in Las Vegas on October 1.

Breast cancer awareness is so important because generally cancers that are found earlier need LESS treatment.

I READ with great concern a new report by Breast Cancer Now, "Good Enough?" All treatments are individualized for what that particular patient needs.

"We just want to encourage women to get in there, get your mammogram done", Lindsey Kennelly said.

"We have a lot of rural areas in West Texas and providing that service for those women is a big plus, because some ladies can't drive 60 miles to get a mammogram, so we would rather take that service to them", she said.

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