We all know that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and that you wear pink in support of it. But do any of us really know anything else about it? Of course I'll wear pink to support the cause and run the 5k to raise money, but we're not doing anyone any good if we don't dig a little deeper. So today, with the help of C4Belts, I'm going to share some BCA facts with you.
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Fashion Tip: Hot pink makes a great pop of color to any outfit. Pair with soft and neutral colors for easy styling.
Facts About Breast Cancer:- 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime.
- Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women.
- Breast cancer is the 2nd leading cause of death among women.
- Approximately 77% of women with breast cancer are over the age of 50 at the time of diagnosis.
- About 85% of breast cancers occur in women who have no family history of breast cancer. These cases of breast cancer occur due to genetic mutations that happen as a result of the aging process and life in general, rather than inherited mutations.
Do yourself a favor and get checked today.