Friday, October 9, 2009

October is the Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Did you know?

Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women (after lung cancer).

After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in the United States.

According to the American Cancer Society, an estimated 192,370 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed among women in the United States this year.

An estimated 40,170 women are expected to die from the disease in 2009.

Today, there are about 2.5 million breast cancer survivors living in the United States.


Click here to view the team page for Calyon's Ferocious Pink Lions

Learn more about the disease from the American Cancer Society

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