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First Community Bank supports WRHS Foundation in breast cancer awareness | White River Now [Video]

First Community Bank employees came together again this year to benefit White River Health System Foundations Paint the Town Pink fundraising efforts for breast cancer awareness month. This is a cause that is nationally recognized every October,

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Breast Cancer

Can Men get Affected by Breast Cancer? – with Dr Tasha [Video]

It is less known but it does occur, men can and do also suffer from breast cancer. Far less spoken about perhaps because it’s considered a woman’s cancer, but nonetheless we need to also raise awareness of breast cancer in men.In the UK, we see thoroughly 400 new cases per year with a lifetime risk of 1 in 870.Unlike breast cancer in women, the incidents of male breast cancer is low and so its not a disease thought to affect men, yet men can get breast cancer.Today I’m talking about breast cancer in men, what are the risk factors and how does male breast cancer presents? how do we treat it?***DISCLAIMER: Due to the complexities of medical conditions, individual medical advice cannot be given. Information provided in this channel is not a substitute for a consultation with a specialist.WORRIED ABOUT A BREAST LUMP OR SYMPTOM?FRUSTRATED AND CONFUSED BY CONFLICTING INFORMATION?TRYING TO NAVIGATE LIFE AFTER BREAST CANCER DIAGNOSIS AND DON’T KNOW WHERE TO TURN?Breast health has become an important topic for both women and men. But with a huge amount of conflicting and confusing information out there, it can be hard to find the advice, support and care that you need.My Breast My Health was created to make understanding breast health easy. Whether you’re looking to learn how to keep your breasts healthy, concerned about new symptoms or learning to live post-diagnosis, you’re in the right place.Hi, I’m Dr TashaI’m a Doctor, Breast Cancer Surgeon and Medical Educator. After 20 years of helping people to understand and overcome breast health problems, I’ve seen first-hand the fear, frustration and stress that my patients go through.As a breast specialist with over a decade’s worth of experience, I understand finding the right information, processing a diagnosis, understanding treatment and getting accurate, practical advice as you ride the rollercoaster of emotions can be really tough.But I’m here to help.The internet can be a wonderful source of information but when it comes to breast health there’s a lot of inaccurate information out there. Listening to the wrong advice could cause you unnecessary worry or even put your health at risk.So I wanted to create an accessible hub where you could find useful, accurate and reliable information from a trusted source – a Breast Health Doctor – all in one place.That’s exactly what you’ll find here on my YouTube Channel.***#MaleBreastCancer #MaleBreastCancerRisk #BreastCancerTreatment #BreastCancerAwareness #JournalBreastCancer #MyBreastMyHealth #DrTasha

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How I Got Through My Breast Cancer Treatment & Became Cancer-Free | Lucy’s Breast Cancer Story [Video]

Lucy E. was diagnosed with grade 3 triple negative breast cancer when she was just 24 years old. After finding a lump in her breast, and knowing she carried the BRCA gene, she insisted on getting a biopsy. Even after doctors told her it was just fibrous tissue. In this conversation, she discusses her fertility preservation process, navigating hair loss, undergoing a double mastectomy and how it impacted her body image. Full story & transcript → Updated Soon at www.ThePatientStory.comThe interview has only been edited for clarity.Join Our Community:Website : https://www.thepatientstory.com/Facebook: @ThePatientStoryInstagram: @ThePatientStoryTwitter: @patient_storyContents of this Video: 00:00 – Intro01:49 – Fertility preservation04:45 – Being a part of a clinical trial 06:53 – Describe your side effects 10:10 – Experiencing hair loss15:23 – Double mastectomy and implant20:34 – Words of advice#cancerstories #cancerpatient #cancersurvivor #patientstories #thepatientstory #stage2breastcancer #breastcancersurvivor #BCSM #breastcancerstories #breastcancerawareness #breasties #breastcancersurvivors #breastcancerthriver #triplenegativebreastcancer #hairloss #doublemastectomy #BRCA

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After Finding a Lump, I Got Breast Cancer at 24 | Lucy’s Triple Negative Breast Cancer Story [Video]

Lucy was diagnosed with breast cancer only 3 days after her 24th birthday. After her mother’s second breast cancer diagnosis, both Lucy and her mom found out they had the BRCA1 mutation. Lucy developed a lump in her breast only a few months later. Although her doctors thought it was likely only fibrous tissue, Lucy advocated to keep pushing for tests. A biopsy revealed the lump was grade 3 triple-negative breast cancer. In this conversation, she shares how she processed her diagnosis, the feeling of losing her femininity and how she found support from her mother, a two-time cancer survivor.Full story & transcript → Updated Soon at www.ThePatientStory.comJoin Our Community:Website : https://www.thepatientstory.com/Facebook: @ThePatientStoryInstagram: @ThePatientStoryTwitter: @patient_storyContents of this Video: 00:00 – Intro02:00 – Family History and inherited cancer genes03:16 – Finding a lump05:01 – Advocating for an appointment06:58 – The breast cancer diagnosis07:49 – Were you expecting it to be breast cancer or nothing serious?08:40 – What if you hadn’t gotten that biopsy?09:44 – Processing the diagnosis12:43 – When was your mom diagnosed with breast cancer? 14:17 – After the diagnosis16:24 – Enjoying time between scans#cancerstories #cancerpatient #cancersurvivor #patientstories #thepatientstory #stage2breastcancer #breastcancersurvivor #BCSM #breastcancerstories #breastcancerawareness #breasties #breastcancersurvivors #breastcancerthriver #triplenegativebreastcancer

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Breast Cancer

Strengthening the Community Through a Meaningful Expression of Gratitude [Video]

When Varda Fink was diagnosed with breast cancer, she turned to MedStar Health for her oncology treatment. After having surgery at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, she came to her community hospital, MedStar Montgomery Medical Center, to continue her care. To express her gratitude for how the MedStar Montgomery team treated her, Varda decided to make a philanthropic commitment to the new oncology center at the hospital. Through her expression of gratitude, Varda is uplifting our oncology services and helping strengthen her community. Learn more about philanthropy at MedStar Health at MedStarHealth.org/Philanthropy.