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October is Pink: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Here are some important things to know about breast cancer: • About 1 in 8 U.S. women (about 12%) will develop invasive breast cancer over th...


Breast Cancer Awareness by the numbers

It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month — 31 days of pink ribbon events. Here are some other numbers to know about breast cancer. 1 in 8 women, or 12 percent, will get breast cancer someti...


Women encouraged to get a checkup in October

Breast cancer … it’s a scary thought and all too many women assume that it won’t happen to them. Fact is though, every 19 seconds, somewhere around the world a case of breast cancer is d...


Women can get discounted mammograms during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

El Paso-area women can get breast exams at reduced fees during Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. The Hospitals of Providence will offer the reduced rates at its Imaging Center...


Charlie Clark Nissan, iHeart partner up to raise awareness, funds to fight breast cancer

Local Nissan dealer Charlie Clark and iHeart Media have partnered up to raise awareness and funds to fight against breast cancer. Charlie Clark Nissan of El Paso has wrapped a New 201...


October is breast cancer awareness month

You can find more information about breast cancer and the events happening this month in our area on our website: (


A Pop-Up Pink Boutique One-Day Event, Oct 17.

The Rio Grande Cancer Foundation and Amoena, the premier label in mastecomy wear, are proud to present a 'pop-up shopping' experience. Come see the latest fashions exclusively for breas...


Why some women are less likely to get mammography screening

Comparing Breast Cancer Screening Rates Among Different Groups


Five things you can do to reduce risk of breast cancer

1. Limit yourself to two or three alcoholic drinks a week Alcohol, consumed even in small amounts, is believed to increase the risk of breast cancer. Most doctors recommend cutting ba...


Rudy's BBQ El Paso raises funds for Breast Cancer charities

For the fourth consecutive year, Rudy’s BBQ changed the color of its plastic cup to Pink to raise funds for breast cancer charities in October. Funds are raised from guests who donate a ...


Taking matters into your own hands. The importance of a regular self breast exam

Breast self-exam (BSE), or regularly examining your breasts on your own, can be an important way to detect breast cancer early, when it's more likely to be treated successfully. Not ever...


Ways To Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

Breast cancer cannot be completely prevented, but there are steps women can take to decrease their risk and/or improve early detection of the disease.


Zinc test for early breast cancer looks promising

A new study suggests it may be possible to detect the early signs of breast cancer with a test that measures changes in zinc isotopes. The study is the first to show that measurable c...


October is Pink: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October brings to mind many colors: the warm earth tones of autumn, the black and orange of Halloween décor, and even the colors of our favorite football teams but the one color that...


The Colors of Cancer - October

I have one pink blouse. Not just your standard tea-rose pink, but a shade closer to Pepto Bismol pink. In fact, when I wear it, I’m faintly aware that people may think I am being treated...

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