Breast cancer booklet gives you the facts

By Jasminee Sahoye Many believe that breast cancer affects only older women but statistics show that four per cent of breast cancers in Canada occurred in women under the age of 40, which is approximately 1,055 cases. And according to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (CBCF) of Ontario, 18% of all new breast cancer cases […]

Hoops event benefits breast cancer research

By Jasminee Sahoye Despite advancement in cancer research, one in nine women will still be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. And, many families have been devastated with the loss of a loved one. For Kareem Griffin, he knows that too well, losing his mother five years ago from breast cancer. Griffin, who founded […]

Breast cancer screening info session

A doctoral student has teamed up with Tropicana Community Services (TCS) to conduct research for her thesis related to breast cancer screening. Kimberly Nembhard, will host an information and survey session on breast cancer screening this Saturday, from 1 – 3 p.m. at the main office of Tropicana Community Services, 1385 Huntingwood Dr., Scarborough. This […]