FIVE WINS AND ONE DILEMMA IN THE RACE TO A CURE FOR BREAST CANCER
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Each October, the world ostensibly turns pink for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and by and large, these effortsâ€”and the money and attention they generateâ€”are making a difference. Â We know so much more about breast cancer risks, prevention and treatment today than we did in 1993 when Evelyn Lauder, Senior Corporate Vice President of the EstÃ©e Lauder Companies first started Breast Cancer Awareness month.
Here are some highlights:
Win No. 1: Mammograms Save Lives: Thereâ€™s Proof!
In 2019, about 268,600 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in women in the US and about 41,760 women will die from this cancer, according to the American C
ANGELINAâ€™S LATEST CAUSE–BREAST CANCER PREVENTION
When actress Angelina Jolie says or does something, photographers and paparazzi point, click and pursue. Whether on the red carpet, a movie set, or soap box, she has a way of capturing our collective attention.
And she has done it again.
Jolie has championed human rights and international adoption and is now doing the same for breast cancer prevention. Â Itâ€™s always personal with Jolie, but this time it seems almost intimate. Jolie underwent a preventive mastectomy to reduce her risk of breast cancer after testing positive for the breast cancer genes and told the world all about it in a New York Times Op-Ed piece.
As a result of Jolieâ€™s shocking admission, doctorâ