More than 249,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with invasive breast cancer every year, and almost 41,000 die from the disease.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Iowa drivers will be seeing a lot of pink across the state.
According to the American Cancer Society, more than 231,000 new cases of invasive breast cancer are diagnosed each year. She's now a seven-year survivor. Nonetheless, he still remains her biggest cheerleader. Rather than wearing the traditional gold star-shaped badge they will instead be wearing a badge that is hot pink, not exactly typical for a law enforcement officer's uniform.
The disease affected everything, from having kids to their quality of life, Dye said.
"It's a challenge for spouses as well", Dye said.
"Even for something as fun and lighthearted as a pink patrol auto, the battle is tough, but we're in it together", Knox said.
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In her remarks, the Programme Manager of the organisation, Mrs Chinenye Okwuosa, said that cancer had created a huge burden and high mortality rate. "She raised six kids". He saw the campaign as an opportunity to give back.
When it comes to breast cancer, specifically, they are delving into novel approaches that go beyond surgery and chemotherapy, and seeking knowledge about the demographic factors that impact which patients develop and recover from the disease.