There is no right or wrong way to be a breast cancer survivor

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Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC) offers many different services designed to help those who have survived breast cancer but also for those who are newly diagnosed. One of the key factors to understand when someone is diagnosed is that there is no right or wrong way to be a survivor as Taylor Urban explains. “I was diagnosed with breast cancer …

Bonefish Grill partners with DBCC

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One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime and, according to the American Cancer Society, 1 in 833 men will also be affected. In Delaware alone, there will be more than 1,000 new cases of breast cancer diagnosed in 2022. In an effort to reduce those numbers, encourage early detection and provide additional information about …

Early detection still the best way to fight breast cancer

Terry Rogers Headlines, Health, Milford-live

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and despite the fact that there is far more information available on the disease than there was a decade ago, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. And although men can also get breast cancer, their lifetime risk is considerably lower than women at 1 in 833. “Breast …

Many events planned for fall to promote breast cancer awareness

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Although October is recognized as breast cancer awareness month, community partnership breast cancer awareness events and fundraisers begin to take place in September. The cooler fall weather provides a great opportunity for the community to plan or support a DBCC partnership. Partnership events help our organization support survivors in our state who have, and who are currently battling breast cancer. …

Free 12-Week Program promotes fitness and wellness

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Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition’s mission is to promote early detection, provide services to those who are diagnosed and provide information on new treatments available for breast cancer. However, they also offer programs that can benefit those who have not been diagnosed but have risk factors for developing the disease. The Yes2Health program is available to woman or man who may …

Legislators approve October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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After hearing from Francesca Fogel, Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC) Chief Executive Officer, Meridith Rothstein, DBCC Survivorship Specialist and Rubi Figuero, DBCC Bilingual Patient Navigator and Outreach Specialist, Delaware legislators approved a resolution making October Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The resolution was sponsored by Senator Kyle Gay and Representative Valerie Longhurst. “Although October is Breast Cancer Month, breast health is …

Shining Lights support the efforts of DBCC

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On August 3, the Waterfall in Claymont will be the site of this year’s Shining Light celebration in honor of those who continue to support the efforts of Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC). This event is designed to recognize those who have made a significant contribution to the advancements toward ending breast cancer in the Greater Delaware region as well …

Surviving Breast Cancer

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A breast cancer diagnosis is frightening. Even though treatments have come a long way and breast cancer caught early has a very high survival rate, when you receive the diagnosis, hearing the words are traumatizing to anyone. That is why Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC) offers a wide range of survivorship programs designed to help newly diagnosed patients as well …

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 …

Yes2Health Program Hosts Wellness Retreat

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Yes2Health, a program offered through Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition, recently held a retreat Yes2Health hosted a wellness retreat on May 4, 2022, at the Ice House Wellness and Community located in Wyoming, DE. The retreat focused on healthy eating habits and exercise through walking and other low-impact activities. Participants learned about macro nutrition, creating a healthy pantry to create nutritional …