The Star (St. Lucia) - - LOCAL - The Faces of Can­cer is a to the women of St. Lu­cia. Pub­lic Re­la­tions and

“Dig­i­cel em­pow­ers women with FREE breast ex­am­i­na­tions as part of Breast Can­cer Aware­ness Month.”

Dig­i­cel, in its con­tin­ued ef­forts in the fight against can­cer, has for another con­sec­u­tive year col­lab­o­rated with the “Faces of Can­cer” in pro­vid­ing to the women of St. Lu­cia free mam­mo­gram screen­ing for early de­tec­tion of deadly breast can­cer.

Mam­mo­grams of­fer sub­stan­tial ben­e­fits for all women screen­ing for can­cer, the aim of which is to re­duce the death rate from breast can­cer by de­tect­ing un­sus­pected breast can­cers at an early stage. Early de­tec­tion in­creases the like­li­hood of a can­cer be­ing suc­cess­fully treated and of­ten al­lows for greater treat­ment op­tions. Many more lives could be saved if more women took ad­van­tage of mam­mo­gram screen­ing. non-profit or­ga­ni­za­tion which stands firm on be­ing a pos­i­tive support sys­tem for women. The or­ga­ni­za­tion’s mis­sion state­ment is “We walk to­gether as one” while it fo­cuses on bring­ing to­gether all can­cer sur­vivors in St. Lu­cia, to support each other and to cre­ate bet­ter con­di­tions and re­sources for per­sons who have been di­ag­nosed. The ad­min­is­tra­tors of Faces of Can­cer be­lieve that pro­vid­ing con­stant support to newly di­ag­nosed pa­tients, pa­tients in treat­ment, sur­vivors, ter­mi­nally ill pa­tients, care­givers and fam­ily mem­bers is also very im­por­tant to re­cov­ery.

Dig­i­cel, re­al­iz­ing the sig­nif­i­cance of this cause and the need to pro­vide support to the non-profit or­ga­ni­za­tion, gladly of­fered to pay for the mam­mo­gram screen­ing so that the ser­vice can be of­fered free Mar­ket­ing Ex­ec­u­tive, Ser­gin John Bap­tiste said, “Help­ing to em­power women with the knowl­edge of breast can­cer and de­creas­ing the in­ci­dences of can­cer through early de­tec­tion and out­reach ed­u­ca­tion is im­por­tant to Dig­i­cel. Pro­vid­ing the fi­nan­cial as­sis­tance to Faces of Can­cer al­lowed for many more St. Lu­cian women to ob­tain free mam­mo­gram screen­ing which hope­fully has aided in the process of early de­tec­tion and sav­ing of lives.”

Can­cer is a dis­ease of the spirit, mind and body. Dig­i­cel, be­ing a cor­po­rate en­tity in St. Lu­cia, is a strong ad­vo­cate of the erad­i­ca­tion of all ail­ments in St. Lu­cia. Dig­i­cel en­cour­ages per­sons to take re­spon­si­bil­ity for their health, ed­u­cate them­selves on health is­sues and to be proac­tive in the fight against can­cer and all ail­ments.

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