Making Strides to Defeat Breast Cancer


DAY, TOM WILL BE WITH US THROUGHOUT THE SHOW, SO KEEP ON WATCHING. BRENDAN: IT IS THE BIG KICKOFF OF MAKING STRIDES, THE EVENT BEING RHODE ISLANDERS TOGETHER TO FEET REST CANCER. HER NOT TO TELL US ABOUT THE KICKOFF IS THE DOCTOR FROM THE SURGICAL. THIS IS SUCH AN IMPORTANT THING FOR PEOPLE OUT THERE WATCHING. LET’S START WITH DETAILS, WHEN, WHERE, AND HOW THEY CAN BE INVOLVED. THE KICKOFF IS THIS THURSDAY AT 8:00. IT IS FROM SIX CLOCK UNTIL 8:00 P.M. YOU CAN CHECK IN AT 530 — 6:00 UNTIL 8:00 P.M. YOU CAN CHECK IN AT 5:30. ANYONE WHO HAS BEEN TOUCHED WITH BREAST CANCER, IT IS SO PREVALENT. ONE IN EVERY SEVEN WOMEN IN RHODE ISLAND ARE AFFECTED. YOU CAN COME AND RENDER YOUR SUPPORT. BRENDAN: WHAT CAN WE EXPECT FOR THE EVENING? THIS WILL BE A WAY YOU CAN SIGN UP IN TEAMS OR SIGN-UP YOURSELF. IT IS A GREAT WAY TO NETWORK AND LEARN MORE ABOUT BREAST CANCER AWARENESS AND TREATMENT. THERE WE SPEAKERS THERE. BRENDAN: WHAT IS BETTER THAN THAT? DR. WIGGINS: WE ASK THAT YOU RSVP BEFORE YOU COME. BRENDAN: LET’S TALK ABOUT THE WALK. WPRI IS A LONGTIME SUPPORTER. LET’S TALK ABOUT THE CONNECTION. DR. WIGGINS. THE SURGICAL ASSOCIATES BREAST CENTER HAS SUPPORTED THE WALK FOR MANY YEARS. IT IS SPONSORED BY THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY AND IS A WAY TO PROMOTE FUNDS AND GATHER INFORMATION. PEOPLE WEAR COSTUMES AND THERE IS A LOT OF ENERGY AND MOTIVATION AROUND REST CANCER AWARENESS. IT PROMOTES INNOVATIVE RESEARCH AND WAY TOGETHER INFORMATION. IT IS A FUN EVENT. BRENDAN: EVERYONE RALLYING TOGETHER AND COMING TOGETHER TO SHOW SUPPORT. SOMETIMES IT IS JUST AS LITTLE AS SHOWING UP AND PARTICIPATING BECAUSE EVERYONE KNOWS THAT THEY HAVE THE SUPPORT. DR. WIGGINS: THE WALK IS OCTOBER 20 AND IT IS IN PROVIDENCE. IT IS A FIVE OR A THREE MILE WALK. WE HAVE PLENTY OF TIME TO GET IN SHAPE. A GREAT TIME TO GATHER YOUR TEAMS NOW. BRENDAN: OCTOBER BRING BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH, BUT THIS IS SOMETHING THAT YEAR-ROUND WE SHOULD BE MINDFUL OF. EVEN THOUGH THAT IS THE OF. EVEN THOUGH THAT IS THE DESIGNATED MONTH, WE WANT TO SHOW THE SUPPORT YEAR-ROUND, DON’T WE? DR. WIGGINS. AS A WOMAN IN THE UNITED STATES, WOMEN DETERMINE THE HEALTH CARE. THEY DETERMINE 80% OF THE HEALTH CARE FOR THE FAMILY. IT IS IMPORTANT TO GATHER INFORMATION AND PROMOTE SELF-CARE. INVENTION IS THE KEY. BRENDAN: EARLY DETECTION. DR. WIGGINS. GET YOUR SCREAMING — SCREENING MAMMOGRAM. NUTRITION IS GOOD. EXERCISE AND MOVE. OUR KIDS MIGHT NOT ALWAYS LISTEN TO US BUT THEY WATCHED US, SO I CANNOT SAY ENOUGH ABOUT SELF-CARE. BRENDAN: YOU ARE TO BE COMMENDED FOR YOUR EFFORTS. THANK YOU FOR SHARING YOUR TIME WITH US. BEST OF LUCK. DR. WIGGINS: IT YOU THURSDAY. — SEE YOU THURSDAY.

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