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Gene Testing Launched In Breast Cancer Study
January 31, 2013
Gene Testing Launched In Breast Cancer Study

With one in four Bahamian women carrying a possibly deadly genetic mutation related to breast cancer, a study of hereditary breast cancer has been launched to raise awareness and save lives.

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October 17, 2011
Genetic tests confirm high-risk breast cancer group

The results are in from a crucial phase of a years-long, groundbreaking breast cancer study involving Bahamian women: Twenty-five percent of their relatives who participated in genetic testing have been found to have a genetic mutation.
"That basically means that they're at a very high risk of developing breast cancer," said Dr. Judith Hurley, a breast cancer specialist at the University of Miami ...

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October 25, 2019
Understanding the Connection Between Genetics and Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most common malignancy in The Bahamas. It attacks Bahamian women with a ferocity unseen anywhere else in the world … being diagnosed two decades earlier and two stages later than in North America. Sadly, it is the leading cause of death among Bahamian women...

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November 22, 2016
Hereditary breast cancer: Are you at risk?

For about five to 10 percent of women diagnosed with breast cancer, hereditary factors are the root cause.

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Hereditary Breast Cancer: Are You at Risk
November 08, 2016
Hereditary Breast Cancer: Are You at Risk?

For about five to ten percent of women diagnosed with breast cancer, hereditary factors are the root cause. In fact, having a first-degree (mother, sister, daughter) relative with breast cancer, increases the potential that you are carrying a mutated breast cancer gene.

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April 25, 2016
Ride for Hope to return to Eleuthera

RIDE FOR Hope is going back to its roots in Eleuthera for its 10th anniversary charity bike-athon next year, the organisers announced yesterday.

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April 25, 2016
Ride for Hope bike-a-thon returning to Eleuthera

Ride for Hope has announced that it is going back to its roots for its 10th anniversary charity bike-a-thon. Scheduled for Saturday, 18 February, the 2017 event will be hosted, once again, in Eleuthera.

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Komen Bahamas Registration Opens
October 17, 2015
Komen Bahamas Registration Opens

Sunshine Insurance Announces New Komen Bahamas Anthem

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Race for the Cure registration opens
October 02, 2015
Race for the Cure registration opens

Registration for the 2016 Susan G. Komen Bahamas Race for the Cure is now open.

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Komen Bahamas Registration Opens
October 01, 2015
Komen Bahamas Registration Opens

Registration for the 2016 Susan G. Komen Bahamas Race for the Cure? is officially open.

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