Tag: breast cancer
October is set aside around the world to raise awareness of breast cancer, the second most prevalent form of cancer globally. During International Breast Cancer Month various organisations promote health and wellbeing, and raise awareness of early detection.
The HJ Breast Clinic is a place where a multitude of medical and social disciplines look at the whole of the patient during treatment. The idea is a health system that treats its patients as whole beings and not just a collection of diseased organs – and imagine if more medical professionals gave of their time.
Bridgestone has given breast cancer charity PinkDrive its biggest ever once-off donation of R1-million, with the money being raised from motorists who purchased sets of pink valve caps at the tyre manufacturers outlets.
PinkDrive is one of the organisations working hard to combat breast cancer by offering education and access to screening facilities.