Nfl and breast cancer awareness

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  • An estimated 182,800 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in 2000.Approximately 42,200 deaths will occur in women from breast cancer in 2000.
    One in eight women or 12.6% of all women will get breast cancer in her lifetime.
    Breast cancer risk increases with age and every woman is at risk.
    Every 13 minutes a woman dies of breast cancer.
    Seventy-seven percent of women with breast cancer are over 50.
    You are never too young to develop breast cancer! Breast Self-Exam should begin by the age of twenty.
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  • Referees wear caps with pink ribbons, pink wristbands and pins and using pink whistles
    Also use pink breast cancer coins for kickoff coin toss.
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  • Nfl and breast cancer awareness

    1. 1. • It is possible to give the NFL a charitable and good name by supporting breast cancer. • NFL fans will care to help a good cause
    2. 2. • Have a whole month dedicated to breast cancer awareness every season. This year it was October. • Advertise breast Cancer Awareness during NFL games.
    3. 3. • Field designs • Pink coins used for the coin toss • A Crucial Catch pink glow necklaces for all fans attending the Bears-Giants game on Oct. 3
    4. 4. • The Empire State Building in New York City was lit pink by the NFL on October 3rd due to the Chicago Bears @ NY Giants game that Sunday night
    5. 5. • The Buffalo Bills also lighted Niagara Falls pink on Friday, October 1 in honor of the their breast cancer awareness month.
    6. 6. • Players wear chin straps, sideline caps, helmet decals, eye shield decals, captains' patches, sideline towels and quarterback towels. • This authentic gear can be purchased at NFL.com, stadiums, and sporting goods stores with proceeds benefiting the American Cancer Society
    7. 7. • Pink sideline caps for coaches and sideline personnel and pink ribbon pins for coaches and team executives
    8. 8. • Bid on authentic game used gear on nfl.com in auctions • Also bid on trips to the Super Bowl XLV VIP trip and a 2011 Pro Bowl Spa Retreat in Hawaii • All Proceeds at NFL auction in October go to American Caner society.
    9. 9. • Ability to get the word out to a larger audience • Ability to give fans what they want (jerseys, trip to Super Bowl) and at the same time helping out a good cause • Ability to make caner survivors and patients feel like a large business like the NFL supports them • Ability to educate and shed light on breast cancer through programs and nfl.com/pink
    10. 10. • Integrate social media more. I.E. Tweet special deals that support Breast Cancer. • Create iPhone/Android app, that gives you news and stats on breast cancer, special deals on NFL breast cancer awareness memorabilia, news on NFL breast cancer programs and ability to schedule a mammogram.

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