October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  The National Cancer Institute estimates that:

  • Based on current breast cancer incidence rates,  about one out of every eight women born today will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some time during her life.
  • The strongest risk factor for breast cancer is age. A woman’s risk of developing this disease increases as she gets older.

  •           I am a 20-year breast cancer survivor and am grateful for research and treatments that enabled me to withstand its ravages.

              For more information about breast cancer and its affects on both women and men and to learn about where to make financial donations click here.