It’s estimated that more than 250,000 women and 2,470 men in the U.S. will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year.* It is the most common form of cancer in women along with skin cancer. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2014 Connecticut was among the highest state in the nation for incidence rates of breast cancer at 142 per 100,000.
To celebrate survivors and raise awareness and funding for research, ASC has been commemorating the month for the past seven years. This year was no different and we offered several ways for both our staff and patients to participate, raising nearly $400.