The Capital Region’s
Fight Against Breast Cancer.

October 2022

 
 

The Capital Region of New York is in the fight against breast cancer. There are many opportunities to support and join the fight with us!

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Join us October 17th in Washington Park!

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Support the 2022 Real Men Wear Pink of the Capital Region Team

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Join kids across the country in the fight against breast cancer

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Pick a day(s) to participate, sign the pink pledge & wear pink

Out of 50 nonprofits, the American Cancer Society has ranked the #6 most trusted nonprofit brand in the US in a recent report by Morning Consult. View the full report at the link in bio!
The @americancancersociety Diet and Physical Activity Guidelines for Cancer Prevention provide recommendations for weight control, physical activity, diet, and alcohol consumption to reduce cancer risk.

Visit cancer.org to read more about proposed community action to accompany the 4 recommendations for individual choices to reduce cancer risk.
Too many people with cancer need help getting to help. Our #RoadToRecovery program provides free transportation so they never have to worry about their next ride.

Sign up to drive right here in the Capital Region at the link in bio today!
Regular cancer screening can save your life. Talk to a doctor about which screening tests are right for you or visit cancer.org/get-screened for more information.

25+: Cervical screening
45+: Colorectal & breast screening
50+: Discuss lung screening with your doctor

Learn more at cancer.org/get-screened
About 50% of the time, sarcomas are resistant to current treatments, which illustrates the need for new therapeutic approaches. Visit the link in bio to read more about what today's @americancancersociety researchers are doing to learn more about why and how to change that. 

#SarcomaAwarenessMonth
Nearly 2 million Americans are diagnosed with cancer every year, navigating a complex care system while they endure the effects of treatment, and maybe even lose their jobs — all while facing overwhelming health care costs. Fifty-one percent of people with cancer and survivors surveyed report having medical debt from their cancer

Taking action in past due. Help us ask Congress to prioritize affordable cancer care in the budget reconciliation package @ the link in bio.