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TAKE ACTION: Free Click to Fight Breast Cancer in Rwanda


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Beverly
- 272 days ago - greatergood.com
Give the women of Rwanda the same chance that their sisters in developed nations have to fight and beat breast cancer.



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Beverly M. (85)
Sunday October 13, 2013, 8:55 am

In 2012, Partners In Health helped open the national Cancer Center of Excellence at the Butaro Hospital in Rwanda. In 2013, they opened Butaro Ambulatory Cancer Center (BACC), which is designed to treat cancer patients who need regular IV chemotherapy but who don’t need to be admitted into the hospital.

This facility and other efforts by PIH in Rwanda are starting to change breast cancer from an automatic death sentence to a survivable disease. Prior to their efforts, diagnosis only came in the later, most often fatal stages of the disease. Treatment was difficult for many women to receive due to lack of facilities.

“The only way to make deaths from cancer drop is to integrate prevention, diagnosis, and care,” PIH co-founder Paul Farmer told a group gathered for the opening celebration of the BACC. “Bringing those three things together is doable. It will be done here in Rwanda, and it will light the way for other countries around the world, not just in Africa.”

Your click today helped PIH continue this important effort in the fight against breast cancer.
 

Natasha Salgado (506)
Sunday October 13, 2013, 9:49 am
Clicked-daily clicker. Thx Beverly
 

Ben Oscarsito (352)
Sunday October 13, 2013, 10:14 am
EVERY day!
http://thebreastcancersite.greatergood.com/clickToGive/bcs/home
 

Mary T. (269)
Sunday October 13, 2013, 11:28 am
Thank you Beverly - click daily
 

AniMae Chi (388)
Sunday October 13, 2013, 3:04 pm
Clicked & daily clicker.
 

Rose NoFWDSPLZ (273)
Sunday October 13, 2013, 4:33 pm
I click daily
 

Giana Peranio-Paz (377)
Sunday October 13, 2013, 9:09 pm
I clicked and will try to remember to click daily.
 

Emma S. (217)
Monday October 14, 2013, 1:50 am
I do this every day. My mum was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. The prognosis for her is good as it was caught early and doesn't seem very virulent. I would love for everyone to have the same treatment she's getting, for every country to have its own National Health Service.
 

John B. (215)
Monday October 14, 2013, 2:03 am
I Click every day. Thanks Beverly. Noted.
 

Jonathan Harper (0)
Monday October 14, 2013, 2:17 am
Click the other 8 as well!!
 

Danuta Watola (1174)
Monday October 14, 2013, 2:31 am
I click every day
 

FranNOMAILPLS Darcy (211)
Monday October 14, 2013, 3:21 am
done
 

John S. (297)
Monday October 14, 2013, 3:23 am
I click daily.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday October 14, 2013, 3:35 am
THANK YOU! You Helped Today!

Give again tomorrow!

 

Dogan Ozkan (5)
Monday October 14, 2013, 3:43 am
i clicked
 

Tesni B. (0)
Monday October 14, 2013, 3:44 am
It's a great site. Thanks.
 

Fi T. (16)
Monday October 14, 2013, 3:52 am
Worth attention
 

Jessica S. (0)
Monday October 14, 2013, 5:27 am
Clicked and shared the site - Thank You! ^,^
 

Anna Undebeck (202)
Monday October 14, 2013, 5:34 am
I click every morning. Thanks Beverly.
 

Michael Kirkby (83)
Monday October 14, 2013, 6:32 am
Done
 

Jeaneen A. (106)
Monday October 14, 2013, 7:14 am
N+C
 

Rachael Pappano (22)
Monday October 14, 2013, 7:29 am
I click everyday, thanks for posting.
 

kate k g (459)
Monday October 14, 2013, 7:54 am
also clicked !
 

Marija Mohoric (50)
Monday October 14, 2013, 1:06 pm
also clicked, tks for sharing
 

DAVID LAIRD (0)
Monday October 14, 2013, 1:36 pm
DONE THANKS
 

Dori C. (13)
Monday October 14, 2013, 1:37 pm
signed.
 

norma laborie (31)
Monday October 14, 2013, 1:59 pm
clicked
 

Kathleen R. (137)
Monday October 14, 2013, 4:16 pm
noted & clicked
 

Ellen Kent (0)
Monday October 14, 2013, 4:20 pm
Signed/Sent
 

Peta Clarke (23)
Monday October 14, 2013, 5:07 pm
Clicked thank you for great site.
 

Heidi Aubrey (5)
Monday October 14, 2013, 6:17 pm
Clicked.
 

Karen Chestney (100)
Tuesday October 15, 2013, 1:13 am
Done.....Thanks.
 

Ganaisha Calvin (6)
Tuesday October 15, 2013, 1:17 am
thanks for sharing
 

FranNOMAILPLS Darcy (211)
Tuesday October 15, 2013, 1:55 am
I CLICK DAILY WITH ALL THE GREATERGOOD
 

Wonder Girl (0)
Tuesday October 15, 2013, 5:34 am
This is so important! And I click with GreaterGood too now!
 

Joe R. (187)
Tuesday October 15, 2013, 7:33 am
Done.
 

jess b (22)
Tuesday October 15, 2013, 11:47 am
clicked all.
 

Carol Cowbrough (95)
Tuesday October 15, 2013, 3:46 pm
Signed and Noted. Thank you. I get this sent to my email everyday.
 

SJ J. (116)
Tuesday October 15, 2013, 6:02 pm
click daily, thanks Beverly
 

Madhu Pillai (22)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 1:29 am
Click daily
 

Franck R. (50)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 2:56 am
Done with care
 

jess b (22)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 3:16 pm
signed all thks!
 
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