Patcha Foundation eNewsletter September 2016
The Patcha Foundation eNewsletter                        Issue 40, September 2016
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Sickle Cell Anemia Awareness
Ebola serums and treatments are currently under development.
9 Things You Didn’t Know About Sickle Cell Disease. Read More
Ovarian Cancer Awareness
[reproductive system]
Ovarian cancer risk depends on reproductive factors
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Thyroid Cancer Awareness
thyroid cancer
15 Thyroid Cancer Facts Everyone Should Know. Read More
Prostate Cancer Awareness

Metastatic prostate cancer cases skyrocket: More lax screening rather than more aggressive disease?
Read More 
Childhood Cancer Awareness

Childhood Cancer Deaths: Brain Cancer Overtakes Leukemia as Top Cause. Read More
Alzheimer Awareness
How Alzheimer’s Is Different in African-Americans
Read More 
featuring medical mission volunteer stories - 2 of 10
Volunteer Gladys' Story    
This medical mission is by far the highlight of my year!! I have volunteered many times in the US in health outreach programs but this time it was so different because of the response and the number of people who showed up. Being in triage was really very appropriate and awesome for an advance practice nurse like me because I got to use all the skills and knowledge acquired throughout my 16 year nursing career in the USA, as an RN and now APRN (Advanced Practice RN).   Read More. 
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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