Local Police join Pink Patch Project for breast cancer awareness

Alicia Farmer
October 1, 2017

"Many of our employees wear hard hats on a daily basis for personal protection, and we're proud of their commitment to wear an EMCOR/Shambaugh Pink Hard Hat in October to raise awareness for breast cancer, reminding women and men they can help protect themselves by getting screened".

Three breast cancer survivors are exposing their chests and posing like models from classical Rubens and Rembrandt paintings for the Breast Cancer Foundation's awareness campaign.

Not a jumper? Through October, Rush Air Sports will also be selling commemorative pink socks with proceeds benefiting Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of American Cancer Society.

Starting Sunday, officers will wear pink badges to show their support for those who are fighting or have fought cancer, as well as honoring those who have passed.

About nine in 10 will likely to survive past 10 years when their cancer is detected by mammogram, but drops to 75 per cent if found through a lump.

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"This is EMCOR's ninth consecutive year of spearheading the national Pink Hard Hat initiative", Thornton stated. "As per the cancer registry of this hospital, in Coimbatore, 26 in every 1,00,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer", he tells us.

A 25-year-old unmarried woman is the youngest patient Dr Guhan treated for breast cancer.

WELLFLEET - Wellfleet PD is joining other law enforcement agencies across the cape, the state and across the country in bringing attention to cancer.

During the month of October, you can purchase a vehicle magnet or a patch for $10.

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