Author: Alvin Younge

Breast cancer issues

Atlantic Breast Cancer Net: the fight with BC

Cancer has emerged as one of the biggest threats to mankind in recent times – and continues to be among the leading causes of death the world over. While there has been progressing in cancer treatments, and it is possible to combat cancer with treatments like chemotherapy, it is also true that it’s a painful process.

In Canada, the most common form of cancer in breast cancer, with 26% patients out of all cancer types. Around 25,700 women and 230 men are predicted to have been diagnosed with breast cancer in 2017 alone. (more…)

Canadian healthcare

The role of the Breast Cancer Society of Canada

Among the most potent forms of cancer the world over, the breast cancer still remains a potent threat to women.

Over the years, the number of breast cancer incidents in Canada has stabilized. Yet, it is the most common form of cancer that the population is diagnosed with. 26% of all women cancer patients suffer from breast cancer while 1 out of 30 women is likely to die from it. In 2016, around 25,700 women in Canada had breast cancer while only 230 males suffered from the disease.

The drop in mortality rates and success of treatment are direct contributions of organizations involved in research and healthcare. It is due to their research that innovative and successful diagnosis and treatment procedures have been developed while the public has become more aware. (more…)