11" Breast Cancer Awareness Standard Pink (Seasonal)-50 Count
Qualatex is showing their support for Breast Cancer Awareness by introducing this new 11" Standard Pink balloon imprinted with the international symbol for Breast Cancer Awareness. A great way for you to also show your support. Available in both 11" and 16" (special order). 50 Ct bag.
A few facts about Breast Cancer:
- Anyone can get breast cancer! Even though white women are more likely to get breast cancer than women of any other racial or ethnic group, no one is immune to it.
- Women in the United States get breast cancer more than any other type of cancer except for skin cancer.It is second only to lung cancer as a cause of cancer death in women.
- Each year it is estimated that nearly 200,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer and more than 40,000 will die.
- The older a woman is, the more her chances increase for getting breast cancer.
- African American women are more likely to die from breast cancer than white women.
- Although it is rare, men can get breast cancer. Less than one of every 100 cases of breast cancer in the U.S. occurs in men.
- Approximately 1,700 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer and 450 will die each year.