• Around 232.570 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed.
• About 62,570 new cases of in situ (CIS) will be detected breast carcinoma (CIS is non-invasive and is the earliest form of breast cancer).
• About 40,000 women will die of breast cancer.
• Breast cancer remains the most common among women in the United States, after skin cancer. It is the second leading cause of cancer death in women, after lung cancer.
• The probability of a woman having invasive breast cancer during her lifetime is 1 in 8 Furthermore, the likelihood of dying from breast cancer is about 1 in 36.
Death rates from breast cancer have been declining. Presumably, this reduction is the result of earlier detection and improved treatment.
In this October month, warning against breast cancer, the American Cancer Society invites the community to participate in your event Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. It is in this event we celebrate the lives of over 2.9 million women who today are survivors of breast cancer in the country and where we also reaffirm our commitment to continue fighting this disease. This event aims to raise awareness about breast cancer and raise money to remove it. Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is the network’s biggest events and influential country nearly 300 communities uniting to fight breast cancer. These noncompetitive walks raise funds that allow the Company to fund innovative breast cancer research, provide free information and services and to ensure that women who need mammograms have access to them.
The impact you achieve in your community and in the fight against breast cancer by actively our events Making Strides Against Breast Cancer to achieve participate:
• Each year, more than 1.2 million walkers turn awareness into action to raise more than $ 60 million to benefit the American Cancer Society, one dollar at a time, to save lives from breast cancer.
• We have invested in more breast cancer research than any other cancer, and have played a role in nearly every major discoveries in breast cancer research in recent history.
• The money they raise enables the American Cancer Society has invested more than $ 84 million for innovative research on breast cancer, help women diagnosed with breast Cancer Today, and ensure that women who need screening and treatment have access to them.
• Among the services that the American Cancer Society provides free of cost in the community include:
• Help and guidance 7 days a week, 24 hours a day through our number 1-800-227-2345 or by accessing cancer.org. Each year more than 1 million calls are received and information about breast cancer is the main reason for them.
• Look Good … Feel Better is a national community program that aims to teach women beauty tips to look and feel better about their appearance while receiving their treatment sessions of chemotherapy and radiotherapy. More than 38,000 women in active cancer treatment received beauty tips to enhance their appearance during treatment.
• Road to Recovery (Road to Recovery) is a service offered by the American Cancer Society, in which volunteer drivers provide transportation for cancer patients to meet their program appointments. About 380,000 transportation services were offered to patients who needed to get to their treatments for cancer or medical appointments
• For over 45 years, the Reach to Recovery program (Reach To Recovery) of the American Cancer Society has helped people to cope with the experience of breast cancer through personalized emotional support from a breast cancer survivor trained.
• The Shelter of Hope (Hope Lodges) are residential respite care centers for cancer patients who are referred to a medical facility in another city for treatment. Each hostel offers affordable accommodation consisting of rooms and private baths for the patient accompanied by a relative or caregiver health. About 43,000 patients have been able to save more than $ 38 million in lodging costs with this free service.
You, your family and friends can be part of our fight against breast cancer and help to positively impact our communities through these much needed programs and services to participate in our events Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
Register today and participate in our event in Miami on October 11, 2014 at Marlins Park, Miami, FL, the walk begins at 9:00 am Register today accessing www.Makingstrideswalk.org/miami