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Pink madness began showing up in football fields across United States on Sunday night but it will surely soon be in full swing action. October is Breast cancer awareness Cancer Awareness Month and everything from food mixers to football jerseys are usually imprinted with the ubiquitous green ribbon, accompanied by promises coming from corporate sponsors that a percentage of your purchase. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Breast Cancer Awareness


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Breast Cancer Awareness
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  • Pink madness began showing up in football fields
    across United States on Sunday night but it will
    surely soon be in full swing action. October
    is Breast cancer awareness Cancer Awareness
    Month and everything from food mixers to football
    jerseys are usually imprinted with the ubiquitous
    green ribbon, accompanied by promises coming from
    corporate sponsors that a percentage of your
    purchase.

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Will be Donated to Breast Cancer Awareness or
Cancer Research
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  • Over and above the media attention, Canadian
    public policy, legislation, and human rights
    treaties guarantee access to health care even.
    Canada is a signatory into the Convention on the
    Rights connected with Persons with Disabilities
    and has now enacted the Canada Well being
    Act both of which crown health care as a basic
    suitable.
  • The new federal government has invested in using
    the social determinants connected with health as
    a framework to get developing new health
    insurance plan. The Public Health Agency
    connected with Canada sets prevention in addition
    to screening for breast cancer awareness(and all
    cancers) as a substantial priority.

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But Will Women of All Ages
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  • With disabilities and hard of hearing women find
    the policies, expert services, awareness, funds
    and winners to ensure we are not overlooked of
    the picture when it comes to that critical health
    issue for all women of all ages?
  • Research has shown women having disabilities and
    deaf women of all ages face multiple barriers to
    help accessing health care, including cancer
    treatment and screening.
  • For instance, they are less likely than women of
    all ages without disabilities to receive pelvic
    and mammogram exams consistently and are thus at
    a and the higher for delayed diagnosis of busts
    and cervical cancer. The good reasons for this
    are due to both physical and systemic barriers.
    Physical barriers tend to be more visible, such
    as mammogram machines that demand we own standing
    or specific ranking, or inaccessible exam
    workstations.

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  • Systemic barriers are less noticeable, but can
    include communications and attitudinal barriers.
    For example, facts is often unavailable in change
    formats such as American Warning Language (ASL)
    and Expression des (LSQ) video. As well, there
    are not any qualified ASL interpreters for
    individuals who
  • Who are deaf, hard or deafened of hearing and no
    communication supports for women who are
    nonverbal.
  • In some full cases, health care practitioners
    focus on the disability itself as an ongoing
    health problem, and ignore the overall wellness
    of the patient. As a total result, ladies with
    disabilities and hard of hearing women are not
    encouraged to have screened.

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  • The Disabled Ladies Network (DAWN) Canada
    includes a range of resources on cancer of
    the Breast Cancer Awareness and disability that
    can be used to boost understanding of the health
    care requires of women with disabilities in
    addition to Deaf women, and to improve access to
    breast cancer awareness cancer treatment and
    prevention for all women.
  • Even so the responsibility for accessible
    health-related cannot rest with a sole
    organization. Rather, it must be taken up by
    policy makers collectively, health-related
    practitioners, media and researchers champions.
    With understanding, we can all take liability for
    ensuring that all women of all ages are in the
    lilac, including women with Deaf and
    disabilities women.
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