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By Jana Mathia
Whitman County Gazette 

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

 

October 1, 2020



COLFAX—Oct. 1 marks the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Normally, this would means events to raise awareness and money for a special fund for breast health services. With those events canceled, the public can still donate and help local women in early detection of the second most common cancer in women. According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, one in eight women in the United States are diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. While survival rates for breast cancer are now high, due to the blood and lymph flow through the breast tissue, cancer in the breast c...



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