Published: Thu, October 19, 2017
Health Care | By Oscar Goodwin

Atlantic Health's AskHer Campaign Promotes Annual Mammograms During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Atlantic Health's AskHer Campaign Promotes Annual Mammograms During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Some students and faculty members from the St. John's community participated in the the annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk Sunday, Oct. 15 at Flushing Meadows Corona Park to support breast cancer awareness.

Gord Downie remembered for contributions to Indigenous reconciliation
That stuff doesn't interest me and I don't even know if I could write that if I tried because I don't really feel it. Downie's final solo album "Introduce Yerself" is scheduled to be released posthumously on October 27.


As the F1 United States Grand Prix coincides with Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Formula 1 has announced a partnership with Susan G Komen, the world's leading breast cancer organisation, to raise funds and awareness. "The vast majority of patients we see today with early stage breast cancers are going to be cured with appropriate treatment". "Most of the women that walk in that don't have health insurance, they're coming to you because they felt something", explained Kay Page, owner of MMI Breast Center.

Reports of shooting at Howard University, DC police say
The university's Twitter account also published a series of notifications to keep the community's members updated . Over the past 90 minutes, several people have taken to social media to post about the situation.


Breast cancer continues to be the most common cancer diagnosis in Canadian women with one in four cancers diagnosed being breast cancer, representing 26 per cent of all newly diagnosed cancers in women. However, screening tests such as monthly self-examinations, clinical breast exams and mammograms are available that can often detect breast cancer early.

Oil price jumps to $57.8
The oil market is also concerned with the political stability of Iraq, one of the prominent oil producers and an OPEC member. US West Texas Intermediate crude futures were trading at $51.89 per barrel, up 44 cents, or 0.9 per cent.


Real Men Wear Pink was created to give men a greater presence in the fight against breast cancer. "Mammography saves lives", Scarborough said in the release.

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