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La Cala Lions hand over a thousand euros for Knitted Knockers


...knitters, who currently meet once a week in the offices of the Spanish cancer association AECC in Los Boliches, produce soft breast prostheses for women who have undergone mastectomies or other procedures to the breast. The presentation was attended by the



Recycled glass campaign to benefit breast cancer victims

Tony Bryant

...managing the recycling of glass-packaging waste in Spain. The initiative was launched on World Breast Cancer Day, when two pink containers were installed in front of the town hall, in which residents were asked to place their waste glass. The proceeds



Early detection and more effective therapies are curing nearly 90 per cent of breast cancer cases

Ángel Escalera

Early diagnosis and more effective treatments mean that nearly 90 per cent of patients survive breast cancer and are alive five years after it was detected. In Malaga province there are between 800 and 900 new cases of breast cancer every year, ... and it is most common in women, says the head of the Oncology units at the Regional (formerly Carlos Haya) and Clínico hospitals, Emilio Alba, who is also a professor of Oncology at Malaga university. The cure rate for women with breast cancer at these ... hospitals is 87 per cent. Tomorrow, Saturday, is International Day Against Breast Cancer. Dr Alba says the increased survival time is because tumours are being detected earlier and this is reflected in a better prognosis. Also, the treatments are now



Nine out of ten babies born at the Clínico are exclusively breastfed

Ángel Escalera

breast milk unless medically indicated, allowing mothers and babies to be together 24 hours a day and fostering the establishment of support groups. The Clínico hospital and its associated medical centres also have a Breastfeeding Committee which meets



AECC reaches agreement to distribute 'knitted knockers' among cancer patients


...promote the prevention and early detection of breast cancer, but also to improve the quality of life of patients and their families as well as distributing free, knitted prosthesis to women who have undergone a mastectomy. Initially the project began ... free knitted, breast prostheses. Later it was the provincial board of the AECC Malaga which decided to extend it to the rest of AECC's local headquarters so that the initiative reaches all the women who need it. According to data from the AECC ... Observatorio del Cáncer, this type of tumour is most common among Western women. Western women Each year 32,825 cases are diagnosed in Spain. Andalucía with 5,572 cases is the community with the highest incidence of breast cancer and Malaga with 1,098



Cudeca goes pink for breast cancer


A team of volunteers from the Cudeca charity shop in Arroyo de la Miel came together in solidarity for World Breast Cancer Month last Friday. Joining in with the Wear It Pink celebrations, volunteers painted the palms of their hands pink in ... support of everyone who has suffered or lost their battle against breast cancer. Shop controller, María Carmen Salazar, said, "Being a volunteer for Cudeca is a joy and we come together today with great enthusiasm in the celebration of Wear It Pink day."



From breast cancer to pregnancy: a happy ending


...complete mastectomy, two intensive programmes of chemotherapy and a genetic test which showed her susceptibility (and that of her children) to breast cancer. However the gynaecologist, as surprised as she was, confirmed the news. In three months time she is ... due to give birth to a little boy, who will be called José Luis after his father. After being diagnosed with her first breast cancer in 2011, Paqui, who works in a ham factory in Alhaurín el Grande, feared that she would never be a mother. "My


What to do

Classic motor car show for breast cancer

Tony Bryant

Cártama is to host the second edition of the Classic Car Show in aid of breast cancer on Sunday 15 April. INFORMATION What. Vintage car show in aid of breast cancer charity. Where. Parque de los Naranjos, Cártama. When. Sunday 15 April. ... Organised by ANVER, the Malaga-based association against breast cancer, and Cártama town hall, the event will be held in the Parque de los Naranjos in Cártama Estacíon. The motor cavalcade will begin at 10.30am and will showcase more than 20 vintage, ... typical of the area. Those wishing to register their cars for the show should contact the association on 630060444. Registration costs 15 euros per vehicle. The event will be used to highlight breast cancer and offer information and advice to those



One woman dies of breast cancer in Spain every ninety minutes


Although there is no certainty about the causes of breast cancer, recent research associates it with "socio-cultural changes which influence reproductive hormonal life, such as delaying the age of a first pregnancy or not becoming pregnant; these ... are probably important factors," Álvaro Rodríguez-Lescure, the vice-president of the Spanish Society of Medical Oncology (SEOM), explained during an event in Madrid to mark International Breast Cancer Day, 19 October. "Every hour, three women are ... diagnosed with breast cancer and every year 6,000 women die in Spain, which is one every 90 minutes. These figures are very important. They show that there is still a long way to go in cancer research, even though the survival rate for this type has



Periana walks for charity


The village of Periana was painted pink last Sunday when over 800 people participated in its first 'walk and race with hope' in aid of the Vélez-Málaga based charity Esperanza, which helps women with breast cancer. Events took place throughout



Discovering the oldest cases of breast cancer and multiple myeloma

V. N. J.

A team of investigators, among them anthropologists from Granada university, has discovered the oldest cases of breast cancer and multiple myeloma, a type of bone marrow cancer, in two mummies found in Qubbet el Hawa, an ancient Egyptian cemetery in



What do people in Malaga die of?

nuria triguero

...deaths last year than in 2017, while the number of people who died from breast cancer (202) and liver cancer (159) dropped. Another group of illnesses which are clearly age-related are those of the nervous system, which caused 832 deaths in the



Couple gear up for epic bike tour to raise money for breast cancer prevention charity

Jennie Rhodes

...set off from the Nightingale Centre at the Wythenshawe Hospital, which is home to the Prevent Breast Cancer charity; the charity they will be raising money for, on 9 July and aim to finish in Madagascar some five years later. This isn't the first ... close friends in recent years and Gabriella was diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer in spring 2017 and subsequently underwent both a double mastectomy and the removal of 18 lymph nodes from her right arm. “We were all geared up to go ... breast cancer, she decided to get checked. “I was working on cruise ships and didn't have much time to make doctor's appointments,” she explains. “But Pat's death and knowing my family history made me realise that I really needed to do something about



The Materno hospital uses a technique which means breast cancer patients need less surgery


The breast unit at the Materno hospital is the only one in the Andalusian health service to have a technique which means that women whose breast cancer has returned will not have to undergo further surgery. None of the patients to whom this ... eliminating the malignant cells in the area around the tumour. The technique was presented at the Carlos Haya regional hospital this week by surgeon Marta Ribeiro, the head of the breast unit at the Materno, who was accompanied by pathological anatomy ... it can be applied to 20 or 30 patients. “It is a very effective method of increasing the safety margin of conservative breast surgery,” explained María Teresa Hidalgo. Intraoperative radiofrequency is suitable for young women who are diagnosed



Virtually run the New York Marathon and raise money for breast cancer sufferers


The Asosiación Española contra el Cancer (AECC) in Malaga has started a campaign to raise money for psychological help for women who have just been diagnosed with breast cancer. FUNDRAISING CONCERT uWhat: New Sound Big Band concert in aid of ... people suffering from breast cancer and their families uWhere and when: Teatro Cervantes, 16 October, 20.30 uPrice: 15 euros, To this end, they have created the website MNY Por Ellas (, where anyone who ... distance of the marathon. 19 October is World Breast Cancer Day and the AECC will be hosting events which aim to raise awareness of the importance of early breast cancer diagnosisAt the press conference in Malaga city hall, where this initiative was



Guadalhorce hospital's new plans to tackle breast cancer

F. TORRES Cártama

The Valle del Guadalhorce hospital has just announced that from November this year it will implement a new programme to help detect breast cancer early. During the launch of the programme that took place last week, the hospital's representative



“Where cancer is concerned, exercise and a healthy diet are as important as medication”


...habits, including exercise and the Mediterranean diet, can be as effective as the best cancer drugs on the market. Dr Alba made these comments while presenting a pioneer programme aimed at aiding recovery for women who have undergone breast cancer ... Mujeres Operadas de Cáncer de Mama (Health Club for Women after Breast Cancer Surgery) was launched by the regional government's provincial health delegate, Ana Isabel González; Dr Alba; the managers of the Carlos Haya and Clínico hospitals, Emiliano Nuevo ... exercise not only increases the overall survival rate of patients in general, but specifically those who had had breast cancer. She particularly recommended that women who had undergone surgery for a breast tumour should take exercise, because it is very



When breastfeeding is not possible

Ángel Escalera MALAGA

Many would agree that breast milk is the best nourishment for newborn babies as it helps to bolster their fragile immune systems and facilitates mother-baby bonding. However, there are occasions when it is not always an option, which was the subject ... or illnesses such as AIDS or hepatitis, conditions such as mastitis, which is the inflammation of breast tissue, and even an inexplicable absence of milk can all inhibit breastfeeding. Likewise if a baby is born prematurely or suffers a serious ... illness itself, such as sepsis and metabolic disorders, or even rejects breast milk, mothers have to resort to formula milk or breast milk banks. In cases of illness in the baby, Baca explained that they should be fed with nutritional supplements,



Major centre for research into prostate and breast cancer to open in Malaga's Hospital Civil


Civil into a major international centre for research into prostate and breast cancer. The initiative, which started life in 2015 at the Institute of Biomedical Research in Malaga (Ibima), has now taken a step further: it will be expanding its sphere ... well-known specialist David Olmos, the new centre will also include a research unit for breast cancer. "One out of every four cancers detected in Malaga is prostate or breast cancer. This unit will be a huge step forward for two reasons: it will be better ... complete, but he is sure that some time this year the major centre for research into prostate and breast cancer will be operative in its new location. During his participation at an informative breakfast organised by Europa Press and the Cajasol