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.
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
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.
The Buffalo Bills also lighted Niagara Falls pink on Friday, October 1 in honor of the their breast cancer awareness month.
This authentic gear can be purchased at NFL.com, stadiums, and sporting goods stores with proceeds benefiting the American Cancer Society
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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• It is possible to give the
NFL a charitable and
good name by
• NFL fans will care to
help a good cause
• Have a whole month dedicated to breast cancer
awareness every season. This year it was October.
• Advertise breast Cancer Awareness during NFL
• Pink sideline caps for
coaches and sideline
personnel and pink
ribbon pins for coaches
and team executives
• Bid on authentic game used gear on nfl.com in
• 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.
• 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
• 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
• 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