Princess Reema of Saudi Arabia shines a light on breast cancer awareness

Grant Boone
October 18, 2020

Its goals are created to increase education about the importance of early detection and prevention in the fight against breast cancer, and to support breast cancer patients and research organizations in combating this devastating disease.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and aims to educate communities about the disease.

Before the first round of Pro Eseries begins on October 28th, fans across Australia will be invited to support the Pink Fundracer Challenge by sponsoring their favorite rider or team. The pink ribbon is an global symbol of breast cancer awareness.

Julie Callaghan, COO of Fundraising and Philanthropy at Breast Cancer Trials, said the Pink Fundracer is a unique opportunity to participate in a fun and impactful fundraiser from the safety of your own home.

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Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has asserted that 400 million vaccines will be made available by next year. Chinese drug companies have five vaccines in final stages of testing but none is approved for public use.

For my dissertation research on awareness of environmental breast cancer risks, I interviewed women workers at the Ambassador Bridge, where there are high rates of breast cancer.

Dr Aasim also stressed on importance of regular self-examination and said that all women should maintain their routine of self-examination on monthly basis.

He also noted that over the last two decades, Shaukat Khanum Hospital has recorded a change in trend as women are now presenting at earlier stages of breast cancer than before. "We wanted to keep the momentum going and continue the mission of bringing awareness to breast cancer", Bailey Smith, Executive Director at the Atlantic Area Chamber of Commerce.

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