Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS).

ACS estimates approximately 12 percent of women in the United States will develop breast cancer in their lifetime.

The effect of breast cancer on members of our society is staggering, and likely no one is exempt from its impact. It crosses all socioeconomic and racial lines, and knows no gender barriers.

Read the full article on Laurie’s column at LifeCycles in the Communities at The Washington Times »

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