The founder of Mitra Biotech, which personalizes drugs for each patient, started his journey in a refugee camp The founders plan to launch the product—developed at their lab in Bengaluru— in hospitals in the US before selling it in India. In the months before the formation of Bangladesh inmillions of refugees fled to India to escape mass killings. Among them were four-year-old Pradip Majumder and his family, who left Kushtia district for one of the many refugee camps in West Bengal.
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Kathleen Fortney, 67, of Mason was diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer in the spring of after a routine mammogram. IORT can be a more convenient and less toxic way for select women to treat low-risk cancer that has not spread. It delivers radiation to the lumpectomy cavity while sparing normal, surrounding tissue such as the heart and lung.
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The program strikes to make sure no person affected by breast cancer has to face it alone by providing individuals with resources, psychosocial support and information to empower them to take control of their health. FULL CIRCLE grant funds will support breast cancer forums to provide updated and innovative information related to breast cancer for individuals diagnosed with breast cancer, their families, professional and lay communities. Forums are also broadcasted via livestream and recorded for individuals who cannot attend in person.
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The Angel Fund provides financial assistance to women in true immediate need, who have experienced a loss of income while undergoing active treatment of Breast Cancer. Active treatment includes chemotherapy, radiation and surgical procedures. Funds are awarded for basic household expenses such as housing, transportation and food.