"My mother is a breast cancer survivor", Boyd said.
This distinguished group of community members is determined to raise awareness and money to support the American Cancer Society's mission and save more lives than ever before from breast cancer.
"To encourage women to take steps in detecting breast cancer early and to express solidarity with those who have been affected by the disease, the White House will be lit pink this evening", the statement said.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and a portion of the proceeds will go to breast cancer research. All you need to do is wear something pink, or hold a pink event at home, work or school, and make a donation to Breast Cancer Now. "My best friend was just diagnosed for the second time with breast cancer and it's so important to so many women are stricken with this", explained K-Law Radio Brand Manager Jeri Anderson.
Launched in 2015, Maria Shireen® is the first-and-only accessory that combines the function of elastic hair ties with the stylish appeal of a bracelet. Maria Shireen can be found on http://www.mariashireen.com, and in boutiques, salons and other retailers across the US and in over 45 countries worldwide. Follow Maria Shireen on Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest: @maria_shireen and #mariashireen. At participating retail stations, three cents of every gallon of E15 sold during the month of October will be donated to The Hormel Institute and National Breast Cancer Foundation.
By looking at 86 different genetic markers called SNPs (snips or single nucleotide polymorphisms), combined with family history and clinical risk factors (i.e. obesity, age of menarche, etc.), the precision medicine tool provides patients with a personalized risk of breast cancer.
A new study found that breast cancer deaths have dropped by nearly 40 percent over the past few decades in the United States. Founded in 2007, Bright Pink strives to reach the 52 million women in the United States between the ages of 18-45 with this life-saving education.