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Pink Up! A Breast Cancer Awareness Special

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October is here and I'm sure you've already seen pink popping up all over the place - from the grocery store aisles to the football fields. Yes, everybody is in the pink warrior zone and surging toward finding the cure for breast cancer, and with good reason too.

Did you know that:

  • Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death among women
  • One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime
  • Each year it is estimated that over 220,000 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer and more than 40,000 will die
  • Although breast cancer in men is rare, an estimated 2,150 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer and approximately 410 will die each year

Source: nationalbreastcancer.org

These facts and more are why we're talking to Dorothy Gibbons, CEO and Co-Founder of The Rose, a non-profit breast cancer organization located in Houston, TX. Tune in to find out the latest innovations and successes in the fight to find the cure.

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