Pink Ribbon      October is breast cancer awareness month. The Complete Home Inspections team wants to raise awareness of this disease that attacks both men and women. From September 1st through October 31st, we will donate a percentage of our profits to Murray Regional Hospital Cancer Center to help those battling the disease. Money will financially assist those needing mammograms, reconstructive surgery, wigs or other help. Or goal is to raise between $1,500 – $2,000 and we need your help.
Facts about breast cancer:
After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in women in the United States.
– It is the most common invasive cancer in females worldwide.
– It accounts for about 16% of all female cancers.
– It accounts for about 22.9% of invasive cancers in women.
– It accounts for 18.2% of all cancer deaths worldwide – males and females.
– Breast cancer rates are much higher in developed nations as compared to developing ones. Probably due to dietary habits.
– According to the National Cancer Institute, 232,340 female breast cancers and 2,240 male breast cancers are reported in the USA each year.
– About 40,000 deaths are caused annually by the disease.