Navigation Links
Adamari Lopez & Yoplait(R) Committed to Continue Raising Awareness for Breast Cancer Risk Reduction Among the Hispanic Community
Date:9/15/2009

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers among Hispanic women*, who are 2.7 times more likely to have stage IV breast cancer at the time of diagnosis**. Lack of resources, education and awareness are some of the reasons why breast cancer is so prevalent among this group. This October, Adamari Lopez and Yoplait are committed to educate and reinforce the importance of early detection and diagnosis among the Hispanic community through Yoplait's Save Lids to Save Lives breast cancer awareness campaign.

"Four years ago my life changed when I felt a lump. At that moment, I realized that I needed to share my story and encourage every mother to teach their daughters to know their bodies and conduct breast self-exams," said Lopez. "If there is a problem, we cannot be afraid of going to the doctor. Early diagnosis can save lives. It saved mine."

Recent studies have uncovered alarming facts about breast cancer in the Hispanic population. Despite lower breast cancer incidence rates than African American and non-Hispanic white women, Hispanic women are 20 percent more likely to die from the disease than any other ethnic group**. Further, Hispanic women are the least likely to have ever had a mammogram, compared to women of other ethnicities.

"There are still no cures for breast cancer, making it important to continue raising awareness about early detection and treatment," said Kristi Funk, MD, FACS, from The Pink Lotus Breast Center, in Los Angeles, CA. "Timely mammography screening among women 40 or older can prevent at least 30 percent of all breast cancer deaths. The failure to detect breast cancer at an early stage is taking the lives of many women in the Hispanic community."

To encourage Hispanic women and men to learn more about this disease and become active in the fight against breast cancer, Lopez is involved with Yoplait's Save Li
'/>"/>

SOURCE Yoplait
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Eva Longoria Parker and George Lopez Return to Host 9th Annual PADRES Contra El Cancers EL SUENO DE ESPERANZA Gala
2. Video: Jennifer Lopez Joins the Fight Against Pertussis in New PSAs
3. Operation Smile to Honor Mario Lopez, American Idol: Idol Gives Back, Roma Downey & Mark Burnett Family and Vicky Mense at Smile Gala in Los Angeles
4. Miss Maggie Moo and Mario Lopez Bring a Special Delivery of Valentines Day Cheer to the Children at the Santa Monica - UCLA and Orthopaedic Hospital
5. Novis Pharmaceuticals Hires Lisa Lopez
6. Video: Yoplait(R) and Celebrity Breast Cancer Surgeon Dr. Kristi Funk Emphasize Importance of Early Detection and Risk Reduction
7. Healthy Eating Expert Ellie Krieger Joins Yoplait(R) Yo-Plus(TM) to Raise Awareness of Digestive Health
8. Yoplait(R) Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Save Lids to Save Lives(R) and Sustained Commitment to Fight Against Breast Cancer
9. Twenty-Five Individuals Honored by Yoplait(R) for Making Extraordinary Strides in the Fight Against Breast Cancer
10. Yoplait(R) Challenges One Million Americans to Pledge to Their Breast Health
11. AMA Committed to Health Reform, Welcomes President Obama
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/22/2014)... (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 The regional ... Toyota Indiana is on the grow again. ... jobs by summer 2016 to boost production of the ... bring Toyota Indiana’s overall investment to $4 billion. This ... America while providing additional flexibility to adjust its product ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... 2014 As the controversy surrounding ... in uterine surgeries continues to grow, Bernstein Liebhard ... decided to limit coverage of uterine morcellation. According ... Cross-Blue Shield of Massachusetts will no longer cover ... as of September 1, 2014. Other insurers in ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... protein 11 (BIM) deletion in advanced non-small cell ... free survival (PFS) in epidermal growth factor receptor ... Asian patients. Also, BIM deletion independently predicts overall ... BIM protein can activate the programmed cell death ... BIM deletion has been detected in 12.8% of ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... Restore My Vision Today , a ... to help people discover how they can get rid ... instead improving their eyesight naturally has caught the attention ... “There’s a reason why the glasses and contacts industry ... people just assume that it’s their only option to ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 ... that a leading specialist in Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, ... joined the network, CarePoint Health Medical Group. Their ... of highly skilled and experienced physicians comprise CarePoint ... doctors and practices in Hudson County, representing a ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Toyota Indiana Adding 300 Jobs to Build More Highlanders 2Health News:As Power Morcellator Controversy Grows, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Comments on Massachusetts Insurers’ Plans to Limit Coverage of Uterine Morcellation 2Health News:As Power Morcellator Controversy Grows, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Comments on Massachusetts Insurers’ Plans to Limit Coverage of Uterine Morcellation 3Health News:As Power Morcellator Controversy Grows, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Comments on Massachusetts Insurers’ Plans to Limit Coverage of Uterine Morcellation 4Health News:Deletion predicts survival in advanced non-small cell lung cancer 2Health News:Restore My Vision Today: Review Exposes Natural Eye Restoration Guide by Dr. Sen and Dr. Samantha Pearson 2Health News:Dr. Reisner Joins CarePoint Health Medical Group 2
... LLC, is proud to announce the latest benefits and features on ... ... -- Healthy Directions, LLC, is proud to announce the latest benefits ... premium quality, doctor-formulated products that address a wide range of health ...
... levels of psychological distress than those who are more ... European Society for Medical Oncology,s Symposium on Cancer and ... a common problem in cancer. It is estimated that ... weight loss and malnutrition during the course of their ...
... is needed is a new classification system and an overall standardization ... neurotrauma expert Geoff Manley, MD, PhD, professor of neurological surgery, co-director ... neurotrauma at UCSF-affiliated San Francisco General Hospital. , ... ...
... and cancer plays a major role in this disparity. African ... present at a later, deadlier stage; and they have poorer ... what extent are each of these three factors responsible for ... in Journal of General Internal Medicine Feb. 18, ...
... 17, 2009, the first of two effective dates in ... goes into effect. This final rule adopts Accredited ... and National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP) Versions ... Compliance with these standards is mandatory by January 1, ...
... key to treatment, scientists say , , FRIDAY, March 20 ... an important role in the severe lung damage suffered ... Their findings may open up new targets for treatment ... United States. , "Cystic fibrosis patients have a problem ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Healthylivingnetwork.com Announces Web Site Enhancements and Additional Product Offerings 2Health News:Healthylivingnetwork.com Announces Web Site Enhancements and Additional Product Offerings 3Health News:Focus on treating malnutrition in cancer patients, researchers say 2Health News:Traumatic Brain Injury: UCSF Neurosurgeon Calls For More Research, Improved Treatment Standard 2Health News:Traumatic Brain Injury: UCSF Neurosurgeon Calls For More Research, Improved Treatment Standard 3Health News:Study quantifies racial disparities in cancer mortality rates between blacks and whites 2Health News:Edifecs Announces New Version of Its Integrated HIPAA 5010 and ICD-10 Analysis and Migration Solution 2Health News:Edifecs Announces New Version of Its Integrated HIPAA 5010 and ICD-10 Analysis and Migration Solution 3Health News:Insights Give New Hope Against Cystic Fibrosis 2
(Date:8/22/2014)... 22, 2014  Mark Riccio, director of Cornell ... is using the online crowd-funding platform Kickstarter to ... to researchers and would-be superheros everywhere: "for FREE." ... YOU do if you had Superman,s X-ray vision?" ... explorers everywhere, from elementary through high school students, ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... 22, 2014  WaferGen Bio-systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: WGBS) today ... units of common stock and warrants at a price ... million, prior to deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and ... warrants are immediately separable and will be issued separately.  ... trading on The NASDAQ Stock Market under the ticker ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... , Aug. 21, 2014  eRelevance Corporation ( ... announced today that it has completed integration with ... for Plastic Surgery and Dermatology practices. ... value to healthcare practices using Nextech," stated ... Corporation. "Using information from the EMR we are ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Cornell's X-ray Imaging Lab Director Uses Kickstarter Campaign to "Democratize" Advanced 3D Imaging 2WaferGen Bio-Systems Announces Pricing of $20 Million Underwritten Offering and Uplisting to NASDAQ 2WaferGen Bio-Systems Announces Pricing of $20 Million Underwritten Offering and Uplisting to NASDAQ 3WaferGen Bio-Systems Announces Pricing of $20 Million Underwritten Offering and Uplisting to NASDAQ 4eRelevance Corporation Integrates with Nextech Electronic Medical Records 2
Thompson surgical radiotranslucent anterior lumbar retractor system....
... is the first true high-speed, high-torque touch control ... comparable to Legend Gold and runs at 73,000 ... design provides ergonomic positioning and true variable speed ... the Legend Gold Touch is also smaller, with ...
... The METRx Microdiscectomy System incorporates specially designed ... a surgical area in a minimally invasive ... diameter size from 5.3 mm to 20.8 ... inserted sequentially - one around the other ...
... System, a uniquely designed system combining ... two systems into one. Detachable blade ... site during retractor placement, providing better ... retractor body slides easily onto the ...
Medicine Products: