DBCC stresses importance of regular mammograms

Terry Rogers Delaware Live, Health

The American Cancer Society reports that there will be 1,010 new cases of breast cancer diagnosed in 2022, making it the number one cancer diagnosis in the state. They also indicate that around 160 people will lose their battle with breast cancer this year, often because of delayed diagnosis. “The Women’s Health Screening Program managed by the Delaware Breast Cancer …

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DBCC’s Young Survivors promote meditation, meaningful activity during treatment

Terry Rogers Headlines, Health

by Terry Rogers     DBCC Young Survivors in Action is a group designed for younger women who are dealing with a breast cancer diagnosis Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC) understands that every breast cancer survivor needs methods for staying upbeat, healthy and motivated. This is especially true of women who are diagnosed at a young age. For this reason, …

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Delaware Goes Pink for October

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Bear Trap Dunes Pink Classic Golf Tournament photo from 2018. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and there are many “Go Pink” events planned throughout the state to bring attention to breast cancer detection, prevention and treatment. Connie Holdridge, Program Director for Sussex County with DBCC explained that these events help provide funding for the many programs offered through the …

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Monster Mile Walk for a Cause planned for October

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Team Lady Di prepares for a previous Monster Mile Walk for a Cause On Saturday, October 16, Dover’s Monster Mile will be filled with teams as they walk to raise money for the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition. Registration for the walk begins at 7:30 AM and the walk starts at 8:30 AM. “The Monster Mile is so much fun,” Diane …