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    Stats and Facts

    Statistics Breast Cancer Stats & Trends – 2013 As released by the Canadian Cancer Society Fall 2013 An estimated 23, 800 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer and 5,000 will die of it. An estimated 200 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer and 60 will die of it. Ontario has the highest number of new cases this year at 9,300 & Prince Edward Island with 100. 1 in 9 females (11.5%) are expected to develop breast cancer in their lifetime. Women who are between the ages of 30-39 have a 0.4% change of developing breast cancer. While women aged 40-49 have a 1.3% chance. The age distribution for…

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    Touch. Look. Check.

    Do you know your breasts like the back of your hand? If your answer is yes, we commend you on your breast awareness. If your answer is no, it’s time to get educated. The earlier breast cancer is diagnosed, the better your chances of beating it. This is why motivating you to know your breasts like the back of your hand – to give them some regular T.L.C. – is such an important part of our breast health awareness and education work. The more familiar you are with how your breasts look and feel, the easier it is for you to notice any unusual changes and have them checked out…

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    Boobyball

    Boobyball was launched in 2002 by a group of dedicated young women in support of their friend Sarah O’Regan who, at just 23 years old, was diagnosed with aggressive, advanced breast cancer. Boobyball is now one of the most coveted and high profile fundraising events for young philanthropists in Toronto & Calgary. We are excited to announce that Boobyball is expanding and will be taking place in Toronto, Calgary and Winnipeg in 2014! Over the past 12 years Boobyball has raised over 3 million dollars for Rethink Breast Cancer. This year, Rethink, along with our incredible committees, aims to raise over $375,000 to support Rethink’s unique mission. TORONTO CALGARY WINNIPEG…

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    Our Work

    Filling the gaps Everyday we seek creative new ways to support young women with breast cancer, while boldly engaging young people with the cause. Our education, support and research programs are as cutting-edge as the minds behind them and as unique as the people we reach with them. No project or campaign is too big, small or unorthodox for our team to take on as long as it fills a gap for young people concerned about or affected by breast cancer. No fear-tactics required.   ABOUT HER About Her tells the intimate story of nine young women facing life in the wake of their HER2+ breast cancer diagnosis. Filled with…