At present, the Pink Ribbon Walks are planned to go ahead. We would like to reassure you that we are monitoring the situation closely and will continue to keep you informed as guidance is updated. Challenge yourself to a Pink Ribbon Walk and enjoy tailor-made routes in unique locations. Together, we can provide support for today and hope for the future.
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The American Cancer Society has programs and services to help you manage cancer treatment and recovery and find the emotional support you need. And best of all, our help is free. Find programs and services in Connecticut. American Cancer Society events are inspiring, uplifting, and great at bringing the fight against cancer directly into your community. Join the spirit of camaraderie and compassion as we work together to save lives from cancer.
Join us in this fantastic walking challenge and support research into secondary spread breast cancer, the main cause of all breast cancer related deaths. Whatever your circumstances, wherever you live, this event is for you. Anyone can take part in the Virtual Breast Walk Ever. You can hold yours wherever you want! In your garden, down your street, along a national trial or your favourite footpath, the choice is yours.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month , international health campaign lasting the month of October that is intended to increase global awareness of breast cancer. The first organized effort to bring widespread attention to breast cancer occurred as a weeklong event in the United States in October , founded by the American Cancer Society and the Imperial Chemical Industries Pharmaceuticals later part of AstraZeneca. Since then, campaigns to increase awareness of the disease, to educate people about methods of prevention and early detection, and to raise money to support research have extended to countries around the world. Today, nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and medical societies work together to promote breast cancer awareness.