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October blooms pink once again in Orlando. This will include a fine frenzy of walks, races, baked goods, and fundraisers for breast cancer awareness, research and advocacy.
FLASS hopes you will join us to help to raise awareness about breast cancer. Even if you only contribute to the cause by wearing a tiny ribbon, you are helping us spread the word.
Breast cancer and the continued importance of early detection is vital. We wear the pink ribbons to celebrate the survivors of this killer disease.
Likewise, the pink ribbon commemorates the women in our lives who lost their fight with breast cancer. Breast Cancer Statistics Breast Cancer Awareness has been the first step to better treatment options. Did you know the Pink Ribbon adoption as a symbol of breast cancer awareness is 25 years old this year?
Look at some of the newest statistics. For example, more than 3. Disappointment continues after a quarter of a century of hard work, advocating, foot races, legislating and researching: The American Cancer Society stated that by the end of in the US, doctors will diagnosenew cases of invasive breast cancer.
For the early form of breast cancer, we expect the number to be smaller: There will only be 63, women cases of CIS. In spite of better therapy and early detection, it pains FLASS to admit that 40, women will die from breast cancer. If you cannot grasp the gravity of that number, consider this.
FLASS wants you to imagine the death of entire a small town or suburb of people. That would be about the number of people who live in Beverly, MA.
And there are other mysteries that continue to elude our finest breast cancer researchers. Massive studies are underway.
There is possibly an ultimate statistic. If you are a woman, the chance that you will die from breast cancer is about 1 in 37 about 2. Plus breast cancer in some form will touch the lives of 1 out of every 8 US women.
Mammography exams are Vital Under all the media hype, that pink ribbon symbolizes a message. The message is about the crucial importance of mammography exams.
They will be interrupted by breast cancer, and one in 37 women in the US will die. Therefore, Florida Lung, Asthma and Sleep Specialists hope you remind the women in your life about their mammograms. That ribbon on your collar or lapel might trigger their memory.
The woman you remind about her appointment might be the woman whose life you save. Logically, you might want to know what style of cancer kills more women than breast cancer.
So, what is the number one leading cause of cancer-related deaths in women? That number is almost twice the size of any one of those small towns we mentioned above. In fact, one out of four deaths from cancer is caused by lung cancer. Lung doctors everywhere hope to capture as many kind hearts and sharp minds as have the pink ribbons of breast cancer awareness.
Currently, it is not as easy to get the facts about lung cancer as it is to find information on breast cancer.
In the future, the doctors and staff of FLASS believe they must attract society to lung cancer awareness in the same way that breast cancer awareness continues to engage our communities —and all of our hearts.The most common type of cancer on the list is breast cancer, with , new cases expected in the United States in The next most common cancers are lung cancer and prostate cancer.
Because colon and rectal cancers are often referred to as "colorectal cancers," these two cancer types are combined for the list. Jul 15, · Cancer is a Preventable Disease that Requires Major Lifestyle Changes.
Findings from this study suggest that of all deaths from cancer in the United States, 14% in men and 20% in women are attributable to excess weight or obesity. The increased risk of breast cancer among sedentary women that has been shown to be due to lack. Diagnosis Statistic: The American Cancer Society stated that by the end of in the US, doctors will diagnose , new cases of invasive breast cancer.
Early Detection Statistic: For the early form of breast cancer, we expect the number to be smaller: There will only be 63, women cases of CIS. The chance that a woman will die from breast cancer is about 1 in 38 (about %). Death rates from female breast cancer dropped 39% from to Since , breast cancer death rates have been steady in women younger than 50, but have continued to decrease in older women.
Cancer is the disease that everyone fears and the ‘C’ word is one that is often spoken in hushed tones. And rightly so too as cancer is on the way to becoming the number one killer disease in the US (it’s actually number two with heart diseases currently in that position).
The idea of a. The Top 5 Cancers Affecting Women.
, women are expected to die from the disease, small increased risk of breast cancer, while women who have two to three drinks per day have a.