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Donate To Provide Mammograms For Women In Need

Every year, beginning at age 40, it is recommended to have a mammogram. A mammogram is an x-ray of the breast that can help detect cancer. For some women, they do not have any signs or symptoms and the disease can only be caught with

A mammogram is an x-ray of the breast that can help detect cancer. For some women, they do not have any signs or symptoms and the disease can only be caught with an x-ray. Unfortunately, not every woman has access to a mammogram.

Founder of the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Janelle Hail, is trying to make mammograms accessible to all women. In 1980, Janelle was diagnosed with breast cancer. During that time, there wasn’t a lot of information about the disease. In order to help other women, she decided to dedicate her life to helping other women to become more educated about the disease as well as the benefits of early detection.

In 1980, Janelle was diagnosed with breast cancer. During that time, there wasn’t a lot of information about the disease. In order to help other women, she decided to dedicate her life to helping other women to become more educated about the disease as well as the benefits of early detection.

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The National Breast Cancer Foundation website states that there is a percentage of uninsured women that are unable to afford screening test. Since early detection can help save a life, many of these women have a higher risk of passing away from the disease.

One of the main goals of the foundation is so providing free mammograms to women in all 50 states. The mammograms are provided through a series of hospitals. Aside from the free mammograms, the foundation also educates people about the disease.

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In order to keep their program running, they look to the supporters to donate money. Donations “help and inspires hope to those affected by breast cancer through early detection, education, and support services in all 50 states.” 85% of their spending goes to providing mammograms and support to those in need. By donating, you will also help continue the National Breast Cancer Foundation’s partnership with hospitals.

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If you would like to donate to the foundation, you can do so by clicking here. Even the smallest of donations could help one woman detect breast cancer early.

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