Check 1, Check 2.....October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. While over the years there has been progress in the survival rate of breast cancer, it remains the #2 cause of death for women in the US. Beats 4 Hope has designated the proceeds from THINK PINK Collection to support Latinas Contra Cancer through October 31st! Latinas Contra Cancer has created an inclusive health care system that provides services to the underserved Latino population around issues of breast and other cancers. Check out their incredible work and impact they are making. Let's continue to unite and make a difference. Encourage self checks, routine screenings and a healthy lifestyle....together we can make a difference.
- Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death for women in the USA
- Lack of health insurance and other barriers prevent many Americans from receiving optimal cancer prevention, early detection and treatment
- 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime
- Every 3 mins a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer and every 13 mins a women loses her life to breast cancer.