October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual movement aimed at addressing the needs of those living with breast cancer by raising funds that support the community. SiriusXM is supporting the Susan G. Komen MORE THAN PINK Walk Where You Are on October 29 with a special collection of channels to motivate called The Power of Pink.
The high-energy workout channels in this collection will help inspire everyone in their fundraising efforts, as each step brings us closer to one more new discovery. Come together with participants from coast to coast in the effort to end breast cancer in your community while walking alongside family, friends, neighbors and more! Register today at www.komen.org/nationalwalk.
About Susan G. Komen
Since 1982, Susan G. Komen has emerged as the only organization at the forefront leading research, public policy initiatives, global education and outreach, and providing direct patient care services to make the biggest impact against breast cancer.
Komen has helped reduce the breast cancer mortality rate by 42% by investing nearly $1.1 billion in research and more than $2.3 billion in patient support services, including education, patient navigation, screening and diagnostic services and financial assistance, serving millions of patients in more than 60 countries.
As the trusted health care guide for breast cancer, Komen is dedicated to supporting the breast cancer community by accelerating research; expanding our impact on public policies through advocacy; providing direct patient services that address the economic, medical, social and emotional impact of a breast cancer diagnosis; and advancing health equity for all who face breast cancer.
Breast Cancer Facts and Stats
• More than 44,000 people in the U.S. are expected to die of breast cancer every year.
• One person in the U.S. dies about every 12 minutes from breast cancer.
• One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. That’s one person every two minutes in the U.S.
• Black women are more than 40% more likely to die from breast cancer than white women.
• Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths among Hispanic women.
• More than 168,000 people are estimated to be living with metastatic breast cancer in the U.S.
• Black women are about 40% more likely to die of breast cancer than white women.
• Today, there are 3.8 million survivors and people living with breast cancer in the U.S.
For more information visit komen.org.
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