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Facts About Breast Cancer In The United States

One in eight women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime.

  • Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women.
  • Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women.
  • Each year it is estimated that over 246,660 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer and more than 40,000 will die.
  • Although breast cancer in men is rare, an estimated 2,600 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer and approximately 440 will die each year.
  • On average, every 2 minutes a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer and 1 woman will die of breast cancer every 13 minutes.
  • Over 2.8 million breast cancer survivors are alive in the United States today.

Source: www.nationalbreastcancer.org

Get Screened!

Schedule a Mammogram at Thyra M. Humphreys Center for Breast HealthMammography screening remains the best available method to detect breast cancer early. However, no medical test is always 100 percent accurate, and mammography is no exception. Research is under way to improve the technology to lead to better accuracy and to create new technologies. It is important for women to practice the elements of good breast health. It is suggested women:

  • Obtain regular mammography screening starting at the age of 40
  • Obtain annual clinical breast exams
  • Perform monthly breast-self exams
  • Obtain a risk assessment from a physician

Source: www.nationalbreastcancer.org

EVENTS

DETAILS

  •  Pets for Pink contest is open to 94KX listeners who live in Snyder, Union, Montour, Northumberland, Lycoming, Columbia, Perry, Dauphin or Juniata counties.
  • *To participate in the contest, you must send us YOUR pet’s picture via email to pink@wqkx.com from October 1, 2020-October 17, 2021.
    Deadline to send in your pets photos is 11 p.m., Sunday, October 17.
  • A team of judges will pick THEIR top 4-6 favorites. The Top favorites will be judged by uniqueness, pink theme, creativity, humor, and quality.
  • From October 19-25, the Top pets pictures will be posted. The photo with the most votes (likes,hearts) by October 25 at 9AM will be the Best in Show winner.
  • Winners will be announced on Tues, Oct. 25 at 5 p.m.
  • The Best in Show pet will win the grand prize from the presenting sponsor.
  • In addition to Best in Show, the runners-up will receive prizes.
  • While we do not require specific verbiage on your pet’s costume/outfit, the goal of your pet’s costume/design should be to promote Breast Cancer awareness.Decorate your pet/pets in PINK! All shades of pink are ok, and all colors are permitted in your design, but remember this promotion is called “Paint the Valley PINK!”All materials & mediums are welcome in your design. You are limited only by your own creativity!Your photos will be judged by a committee of judges picked by Sunbury Broadcasting Corporation. Judges’ decisions are final.

    Families and Employees of Evangelical Community Hospital and Sunbury Broadcasting Corporation are not eligible to participate.

94KX Pink Party Bus

Join us in the 94KX Pink Party Bus with Susquehanna Valley Limousine and Shade Mountain Winery. One lucky winner and seven guests will join 94KX’s Tom Morgan and Sam Tyler in a Susquehanna Valley Limo Bus to visit Shade Mountain Winery on Sunday, October 31 for free wine tasting, drinks in the limousine to and from Shade Mountain Winery, a party platter from On a Roll, and will get a Shade Mountain wine glass to take home. You’ll be picked up from the winner’s home (or a selected location) at 11 am and be returned at 3 pm after the event. Find out how to win your seat coming soon! 

Cookin' Men

Join local celebrity chefs (including 94KX’s Tom Morgan and 100.9 The Valley’s Drew Kelly) and sample culinary delights at Cookin’ Men, Thursday, October 21, 6:30 pm at Rusty Rail in Mifflinburg. All funds raised will support the Thyra M. Humphreys Center for Breast Health at Evangelical Community Hospital.

Tickets can be purchased by calling Evangelical at 570-522-4852 and more information is available at evanhospital.com/cookinmen

Drinks for Pink Schedule

Wednesday, October 20th – 5-7 pm – Riverside Roadhouse, 125 South Main Street, Montgomery

Tuesday, October 26th – 5-7 pm – Jackass Brewing Company, 2268 Old Turnpike Road, Lewisburg

Wednesday, October 27th – 6-8 pm – Bot’s Tavern, Market Street, Selinsgrove

Thursday, October 28th – 4-7 pm – Red Robin, Rts 11/15, Hummels Wharf

 

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