For the second year in a row, care provided by doctors and interns from the Palmer Chiropractic Clinics in San Jose, Calif. More than 1, walkers from 39 states and Washington, D. After spending the night in pink-themed tents on the campus of San Francisco City College, walkers were up early Sunday morning to complete the final
Everyone has a personal reason for participating in the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer. It may be a sister, mother, best friend, or even yourself, or the man in your life. But for 2 days and 39 miles, we are all walking together toward one goal.
For women in the United States, breast cancer death rates are higher than those for any other cancer, with the exception of lung cancer. The Avon Breast Center provides state-of-the-art breast imaging, diagnostic evaluation and patient education, while the weekly inter-disciplinary breast clinic provides comprehensive care in surgical and treatment options, genetic counseling and testing, lymphedema evaluation and treatment, cancer education and culturally sensitive research. The Avon Program has an extensive network of culturally diverse patient navigators, to assist underserved men and women through the continuum of cancer care from screening through treatment, including end-of- life support.
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This post was contributed by a community member. The views expressed here are the author's own. Funds raised by our dedicated AVON 39 participants are distributed by the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade to local, regional and national breast cancer organizations to support breast cancer education, screening and diagnosis, access to treatment and support services, and life-saving research.
I thought I might write a blog about it because breast cancer affects me personally. In fact, I know as much about breast cancer as I know about prostate cancer. Except, I know I have breasts, so breast cancer affect me personally.
As a native San Franciscan 4th generation I am very proud to be from such a dynamic, yet intimate city where "living life out loud" is easily accomplished through food, wine, cultural events, philanthropic opportunities and the beautiful surroundings. After losing my mother to breast cancer 9 years ago, I vowed to keep her memory alive through my philanthropic efforts. Much like childbirth, you really don't forget the pain from previous walks.
The Charlotte Maxwell Clinic is named in honor of Charlotte Maxwell, who died of ovarian cancer in Charlotte strongly believed that the integrative cancer care that enhanced the quality of her life in her last months should be accessible to all Bay Area low-income, underserved women with cancer. Learn More.
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