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Advances in mammography among Breast Cancer Update topics

Betsy PriceCulture, Headlines

  The use of artificial intelligence in screening for breast cancers and a little used technique that can efficiently and economically find cancers in women at high risk for that cancer are  among the topics to be tackled during the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition’s annual update in May. Dr. Jacqueline Holt, medical director of the Delaware Imaging Network, says that …

MilfordLIVE Weekly Review – March 12, 2024

Sonja FreyMilford-live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Headlines Include: New details emerge from police into Milford School District’s closure LeBright becomes DMI Executive Director Need a charge? Milford shows off its 2 EV stations downtown Two senators battle over dueling school safety resolutions Great Stuff: Walk in for a deal, walk out with new friends Click on the image below to view the PDF

Black History Month: A time to focus on breast health

Terry RogersHeadlines, Health, Milford Headline Story

Black History Month, celebrated the entire month of February, is a time to reflect, celebrate and acknowledge the contributions, achievements, and experiences of African Americans throughout history. Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition is taking this month to recognize the many African American men and women who have overcome one of the toughest battles of their lives – surviving breast cancer. “Unfortunately, …

Living a healthy lifestyle reduces risk of breast cancer, chronic disease

Terry RogersHeadlines, Health, Milford Headline Story

Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC) is working to lower those statistics significantly and one program, Yes2Health, promotes healthy lifestyle groups and events that not only help reduce breast cancer risk, but also the risk of other chronic diseases, many of which are related to unhealthy lifestyles, such as poor diet or lack of exercise. DBCC hopes to empower the community …

Breast Cancer Screening crucial to better outcome

Terry RogersCulture, Headlines, Health, Milford Headline Story

There is significant evidence that early detection is the best tool in fighting breast cancer, as cancers caught early are more likely to be localized. Unfortunately, breast cancer statistics indicate that there is a higher incidence of death among women of color, especially black women, who are diagnosed with breast cancer. “Delaware ranks number one in black women diagnosed with …

Fall campaign underway to support DBCC

Terry RogersCharity, Headlines, Health, Milford Headline Story

The fall campaign is underway to help Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC) in its mission to promote early detection of breast cancer, research new treatments and support women who have received a diagnosis that impacts their life tremendously. With a goal of $30,000, DBCC hopes to help as many women as possible who have received a breast cancer diagnosis. “It …

Early detection is key to breast cancer survival

Terry RogersHeadlines, Health, Milford Headline Story

As National Breast Cancer Awareness months begins, Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition wants everyone to focus on early detection in the fight against breast cancer. Statistics show that finding breast cancer early offers the best chance of survival from a disease that impacts thousands around the world. The month of October is filled with events designed to promote early detection as …

Monster Mile Walk for a Cause at Homestead Gardens & Other Ways to Support Breast Cancer Awareness this October

Terry RogersHeadlines, Health, Milford Headline Story

One of the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC)’s signature events, the Monster Mile Walk for a Cause, returns for the 14th year with an exciting twist – a new location and an expansion to include family fun activities, music, food, games, and more! This year, Homestead Gardens will host the event at their Smyrna store, located at 5580 Dupont Highway, …

New sessions planned for Yes2Health program

Terry RogersHeadlines, Health, Milford Headline Story

The popular Yes2Health program offered through Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition has planned new sessions for fall. Participants in Yes2Health walk for 30 minutes each week and then meet weekly on Zoom to discuss fitness, health and wellness as part of the free 12-week program. “The Yes2Health courses have been so delightful, and yes – life-changing for me,” Neita, a new …

MilfordLIVE Weekly Review – July 11, 2023

Sonja FreyMilford-live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Headlines Include: MSD Board members sworn in Molly Adkins Brown House: Milford’s First Library July Third Thursday features “Fire and Ice” Click on the image below to view as a PDF