The year Daniel Barron started running, his year-old sister Ana was diagnosed with Stage 4 inflammatory breast cancer. In , Ana Barron Garcia had just had a baby when she noticed a rash on her breast. Inflammatory breast cancer is a rare and typically aggressive disease in which cancer cells block lymph vessels in the skin of the breast causing it to look swollen, red or inflamed, according to the National Cancer Institute. It starts out looking like a rash and can cause inverted nipples.
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Kikkan Randall does her signature finish-line jump after capturing third place in the Alaska Run for Women in June. The message Kikkan Randall wants to send over the With chemotherapy six rounds, three weeks apart and a lumpectomy last November behind her, she will try something new Sunday, joining more than 50, runners in the New York City Marathon. Its aim is to help cancer patients integrate physical activity with treatment. I was always being sure to wash my hands and avoid public places, all that kind of stuff. You've got to get enough sleep, you've to eat right. You've got to get through a big process one step at a time.
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Established in as a partnership between the American Cancer Society and the pharmaceutical division of Imperial Chemical Industries now part of AstraZeneca , a leading manufacturer of oncology drugs. See also : Pinktober. For years, the program encouraged routine self-breast exams and annual mammograms. After mammography became incorporated into insurance coverage and state and federal programs, mammography screening virtually guaranteed ongoing investment in breast cancer awareness as a social cause and crucial public health issue. Among others, there is the reification of survivorship, the belief that screening mammograms are the ultimate answer to the breast cancer problem, the overt commercialization of the disease and more recently, the feminization of breast cancer through stereotyping, trivialization, and the objectification of women.
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