Recognizing the importance of putting an end to the high percentage of women being diagnosed with breast cancer,Wholesale Jerseys Free Shipping, the Cancer Institute of Guyana is offering free mammograms to women as Guyana joins the rest of the world this month in observing Breast Cancer Awareness Month.Dr. BhallaA Mammogram is an X-ray examination of the breast. It is used to detect and diagnose breast disease in women.Every year,China Jerseys Cheap, dozens of women are diagnosed with breast cancer across the country, some of whom eventually die.The month of October is dedicated annually to raising awareness of the deadly disease. Non Governmental Organizations as well as other institutions would normally team up to spread awareness throughout the country.Under the team, “Together we fight” the Avon Community Help Fund (ACHF) has once again collaborated with Guyana’s lone cancer institute to provide free breast screening services to uninsured and low-income women.During a simple presentation yesterday, a cheque for $GYD 350,000 was presented to the Cancer Institute, located in the GPHC’s compound by the ACHF.The money will go towards the funding of free breast cancer screening for a number of women.“We recognized that it was important to go further having received the feedback from women during our community outreach programmes for the opportunity to get breast screening services conducted by professionals,” Mignon Bowen, a representative from ACHF noted.She encourages women to visit the Cancer Institute of Guyana to be screened early because “it is the correct thing to do for themselves and for a healthier community.”Dr. Narendra Bhalla,Jerseys NFL Wholesale, Radiation Oncologist at the Institute thanked the ACHF for “thinking about Guyanese women” and assisting financially in getting them screened.Cancer Institute of Guyana“This is breast cancer month and breast cancer can be cured and we need to educate the population especially those in the remote areas. Most of the time patients come to us when they are at stage four and at that stage we can’t really do much,NFL Jerseys Wholesale,” the Oncologist stressed.He explained that one of the reasons patients would visit the private entity so late is because of the lack of finances,Cheap Jerseys From China, “Some patients might feel a lump but because there is no immediate pain and because they don’t have the finances, they don’t visit the doctor.”“The earlier it is detected, it can be cured. As the stage increases,Jerseys Wholesale, the survival rate decreases,” Dr. Bhalla warned.The Cancer Institute of Guyana is a private entity which came into existence in 2006 via a collaborative effort between the Government of Guyana through the Ministry of Health to detect and treat cancer.