Health Care

Thousands take to City Island for walk against breast cancer

Thousands take to City Island for walk against breast cancer

Thousands of West Tennesseans dressed in pink and hit the streets today to make strides against breast cancer.

This year, the walk made $700,000 for breast cancer research.

Organizers projected $15,000 was raised from the event.

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The American Cancer Society estimates 252,710 women will be diagnosed with the breast cancer this year in the USA and 46,610 will die from the disease. I was affected by this because my sister-in-law has breast cancer and was a survivor.

Noora Ali Al Blooshi, Events Coordinator at SLC, said, "We firmly believe that promoting awareness of the most widespread forms of cancer among women, particularly breast cancer, is a national and social responsibility".

Reports suggest that about 60% of patients report to the hospital at a late stage making it hard to be cured.

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Eyewitness Ali Mohammad said the mosque was packed with worshippers, both men and women praying at the height of the Muslim week. Earlier this year, following an attack claimed by the Islamic State group on the Iraqi embassy in Kabul.

The Monroe Women's Club is recognizing Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a display at the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library for the month of October.

The event coincided with the annual "Akwantukese" Festival of the people in the region, blending tradition with health, in an all-embracing event.

President of BCI was grateful to the headline sponsor, Delta Airlines and several reputable multinational organizations as well as individuals that supported the walk.

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It is an "act of beauty, an act of convenience and an act of tradition. its own art form", she said of the braiding experience. It is what inspired the name of her latest performance series, Orion's Rise , and it is even tattooed on her inner right arm.


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