Breast cancer awareness month continues with important events happening in the St. Louis area

Let’s talk about Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Angola Harry

What is Breast Cancer? Breast Cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the breast. Facts about Breast Cancer in the United States: 1 In 8 Women in the US will develop Breast Cancer in her lifetime.

  • In 2022, an estimated 287,500 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in women in the U.S. as well as 51,400 new cases of non-invasive (in situ) breast cancer.
  • 65% of breast cancer cases are diagnosed at a localized stage (there is no sign that the cancer has spread outside of the breast), for which the 5-year relative survival rate is 99%.
  • This year, an estimated 43,550 women will die from breast cancer in the U.S.
  • Although rare, men get breast cancer too. In 2022, an estimated 2,710 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer in the U.S. and approximately 530 men will die from breast cancer.
  • 1 in 8 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime
  • Breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women, except for skin cancers. It is estimated that in 2022, approximately 30% of all new women cancer diagnoses will be breast cancer.
  • There are over 3.8 million breast cancer survivors in the United States.
  • On average, every 2 minutes a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer in the United States.

Let’s talk about how you can make a difference by supporting Breast Cancer Awareness. This October 20, 2022, Cleaver & Cocktail are supporting breast cancer recovery, and Making Strides of St. Louis are hosting an event in Westport Plaza October 22, 2022

Cleaver & Cocktail

  • This October, Cleaver & Cocktail is supporting breast cancer recovery.
  • 100% of proceeds for their signature cocktail Pink Drink 75 will go toward Pink Ribbon Girls, a nonprofit organization that provides meals, transportation, housecleaning, and peer support free of charge to breast cancer or gynecological cancer patients. Pink Drink 75 has Empress gin, fresh lemon juice, simple syrup, bubbles, and a lemon twist.
  • On Thursday, October 20, they will host Dine Out with Komen. Dinner is reservation only, and 20% of proceeds from the day will go toward Susan G. Komen, the world’s largest nonprofit source of funding for the fight against breast cancer.
  • Cleaver & Cocktail is open Tuesday to Thursday, 5 pm to 9 pm, and Friday and Saturday, 5 pm to 10 pm. To make a reservation, please call (314) 530-9700. We look forward to seeing you there!

Making Strides of St. Louis – Presented by Heubel Shaw Material Handling, Inc.

Starting at 8am Westport Plaza will be open for you to come enjoy a variety of activities including live music, photo ops, kids’ activities, merchandise, and more!

Check-in also opens at 8:00 am. You only need to visit the check-in tent if you have money to turn in or if you did not register in advance. If you’re already registered and have no funds to turn in, then no need to stop by!

Then at 8:30 am the stage program featuring local talent will start. You’re welcome to come to the stage and watch the program. All the activities will also continue during this time.

At 9:00 am the walk begins.

After the walk, a photo booth, kid’s activities, merchandise tent and music will be available until 10am!

Local Contact

To learn more about the Making Strides of St Louis Presented by Heubel Shaw Material Handling, Inc or for other information, toll-free at 1-800-227-2345. We’re available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can also contact your local American Cancer Society representative using the contact information provided below Monday through Friday during standard business hours. Keisha White: email: phone:800-227-2345 mailing address: American Cancer Society ATTN: Making Strides of St. Louis VVXN4D: PO Box 28566 St. Louis, MO 63146


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