Patcha Foundation eNewsletter October 2016
The Patcha Foundation eNewsletter                        Issue 41, October 2016
Absolute NO to Breast Cancer
make prevention your priority this month and get screened
Breast Cancer Awareness
Marelise-breast-cancer.jpgGood news for breast cancer sufferers even as prevalence rises. Read More
Breast Cancer in Africa 
Contact usNew insights into breast cancer in Africa
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Ethnicity and Breast Cancer
Image result for breast cancer in cameroonExamining mitochondrial DNA may help identify unknown ancestry that influences breast cancer risk Read More
Breast Cancer Overview
Image result for breast cancer in cameroonTreatment advances are leading to more women with breast cancer living longer overall and without disease progression.
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Dental Hygiene Awareness
Start the Conversation about the importance of good oral health and doing the Daily 4 - Brush, Floss, Rinse, Chew Watch Video
Spina Bifida Awareness
2015 NCSD logo“Your baby was born like this because you are cursed.” 
In sub-Saharan Africa, this is often pronounced to the mother of a baby born with spina bifida. Read More 
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featuring medical mission volunteer stories - 4 of 10
Volunteer Khadijah's Story    
Aside from being a part of all of the life changing work, one thing I did at the medical mission was laugh! Every hour of every day, someone would tell me something that was completely hysterical.  

A typical medical mission day was full of hard work, and fun.  I want to thank the volunteers for fostering a positive community where we can laugh and spread joy even as we serve, to each other and to those we are serving!  
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Make Prevention Your Priority
Say NO to Cancer
Go Here to Understand Your Cancer Risk
Go Here for Screening Guidelines


Please support the medical mission to Cameroon.
Your $50.00 donation can pay for consultation and basic screening for one person.  


Our Goal: To reduce the impact of cancer on African communities in diaspora and on the continent.
Mission Statement: Contribute effectively and efficiently to improvement of the community's health, focusing on increasing Cancer Awareness, Screening, Early detection and Care (CASEC).
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