It strikes over 187,000 people every year; mostly women between the ages of 40 and 59.
Over 40,000 women die from breast cancer yearly.
Breast cancer in one of the ten leading causes of death for women.
Breast cancer is a family disease — it affects the whole family when a mom, a sister, a daughter develops breast cancer.
These are four of many reasons to support the Susan G Komen Race for the Cure. The Susan G Komen Foundation is one of the single largest sources for support of breast cancer research and treatment.
On January 30, 2010, the South Florida Race for the Cure will be held in West Palm Beach, Florida. So far, this very worthy group has raised over $790,000 toward fighting back the disease of breast cancer.
So for all of us; but certainly for your mom, for your wife, for your sister; sign up for the walk or donate to this worthy cause by going to the Susan G Komen website.