October 27, 2021

The Queens County Citizen

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The decline in breast cancer screenings by 2020 is a cause for concern in Drom Ardeche

En pleine campagne d'Octobre rose, la Ligue contre le cancer et les associations locales cherchent à remobiliser en Drôme Ardèche.

Breast cancer screenings are down by 2020. In France, Less than just 43% Approximately 50% of the women concerned gave a subsequent appointment for a mammogram in 2019. Historically low rates have been linked to the health crisis, postponing screening and closing radiology procedures during the first detention.

These figures were less alarming in Drom Ardache, but they also fell by almost 3%. In the middle of the Pink October campaign, the league is trying to mobilize against cancer and local communities. They remind us that late diagnosis can have serious consequences.

“Breast cancer is cured in 90% of cases when detected early” – Claire Lavoisier, Agir Contra le Cancer

Asir Contre Le Cancer, located in Romans-sur-Isare, conducts twenty wellness workshops, sports challenges and self-examination sessions to inform as many people as possible. Its president, Claire Lavoisier, said it was worrying It mainly affects women over 50 but also minors.

“We all have women dear to our hearts, it is important to encourage them to go to the exam.”, She continues. The chances of remission increase significantly, especially when the cancer is still in its early stages. “It heals 90% of the time when caught early.”

100% support

Older women 50 to 74 years of age Were invited to test Every two years. An appointment with a radiologist is fully covered by Social Security, with no down payment.

Breast cancer is always present The most common cancer in women.

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