Every year, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer events unite communities with a shared determination to save lives from breast cancer - all while raising money to help the American Cancer Society fight breast cancer through research and early detection. Every event is an inspiring opportunity to honor breast cancer survivors and to ensure that no one with this disease ever has to walk alone. Click on the links to join or donate to the event.
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The ceremony, held at South Street Seaport, capped a weekend-long event during which walkers completed a walking tour of New York, covering up to a marathon and a half 39 miles through Manhattan and Brooklyn and supported by hundreds of volunteer crew members every step of the way. The announcement of grants to breast cancer organizations throughout the Metropolitan area was a high point of the celebration shared by participants, family and friends. Additional funding announcements will be made later in the year.
Please log in, or sign up for a new account and purchase a subscription to continue reading. Please log in, or sign up for a new account to continue reading. Sandra Baldino and Lois Capone, also known as the Pink Ladies, have been making the rounds downtown this month to raise awareness about breast cancer and early detection. The ladies and some friends tied pink ribbons to utility poles along Main Street.
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More thanindividuals are diagnosed each year in the United States alone. When one woman is diagnosed with the disease, however, many more suffer; family and friends flock to their loved ones in support, but as a community we can do more. Since then, breast cancer awareness has been heavily promoted every October, and organizations and individuals throughout the country work to support those battling breast cancer.
Patients in Newark and parts of Lincolnshire will no longer have to travel far for breast cancer care thanks to plans for a new Newark Hospital Breast one-stop symptomatic clinic. Sherwood Forest Hospitals, the Trust that runs Newark Hospital, has just been given the green light for the plans to go ahead, with the new clinic due to be implemented and up and running by spring Patients will receive a consultation with a breast specialist clinician, have a mammogram, ultrasound scans and even a biopsy all taken on the same day, with results then expected within a few days.
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