October is officially “Breast Cancer Awareness Month” which means stores will be filled with pink ribbons, the news, and social media will feature inspiring stories of survivors and increased funding during the month for breast cancer research. Allen Lund Company commemorates Breast Cancer Awareness Month with continued donations to cancer research charities and encouraging employees to wear pink to recognize the importance of breast cancer awareness.
- 1 in 8 women in the U.S. will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime.
- This year, an estimated 43,600 women will die from breast cancer in the U.S and in 2021 an estimated 2.650 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer and approximately 530 will die.
- There are over 3.8 million breast cancer survivors in the U.S.