Breast Cancer Awareness Month

One in eight women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer within their lifetime; it could be your mother, sister, grandmother, wife or friend.

 

That’s why throughout Breast Cancer Awareness month we’re asking you to Think Pink to bring added awareness and support to the importance of education, prevention, detection, treatment and the celebration of survivors.

Facts About Breast Cancer

  • Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women.
  • Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death among women.
  • Each year it is estimated that over 220,000 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer and more than 40,000 will die.
  • Although breast cancer in men is rare, an estimated 2,150 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer and approximately 410 will die each year.

For more information on Breast Cancer, visit the National Breast Cancer Foundation website. 

Breast Cancer Awareness

The entire initiative surrounding National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is to promote the awareness of mammograms and health checkups for women’s needs. See below links to the outlets for more information regarding health, how to donate, and events in your area!