Susan G. Komen for the Cure
While overall survival rates for the disease are improving, a new study shows a major gap still exists.
Karen Handel faces Democrat Jon Ossoff in a June 20 runoff.
They don't always sway the general public, but key people are paying attention.
His top GOP rival for the congressional seat picked a fight with Planned Parenthood over breast cancer screenings.
You can't make this up.
After decades of educating the public about the importance of early detection, the new guidelines are indeed confusing and controversial. In the new guidelines, the recommended age for annual screening mammography was increased from age 40 to age 45 for women "of average risk for breast cancer."
I share this story today as a tribute to Jennifer and as a shout-out to those individuals and organizations supporting the new guidelines for mammography, which propose conducting screening mammography later in life and with less frequency.
Beats To Beat Breast Cancer is a music-based event series founded in 2014 by renowned DJ Brian "B-Hen" Henry, created for the purpose of driving awareness and raising money to aid various organizations in their efforts to find a cure.
Last month, when President Obama visited Kenya to participate in the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, he regrettably did not have the opportunity to visit the important region of southern Kenya to see firsthand how economic growth is fueled by partnerships.
Some might say it is too late to participate but I would counter with that now is the perfect time for you to get involved and be Making A Difference!