Breast Cancer Awareness Month

According to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, breast cancer cases declined 40 percent in the past 30 years. Despite medical advancements in treatment and screenings, significant disparities in mortality rates continue. 

In honor of his mother who died from breast cancer in 2006, former NFL player DeAngelo Williams has funded mammograms for 500 women.

It was back in September that Detroit Lions head coach Jim Cadwell reminded us that there are “more great stories than bad stories” when it comes…

According to researchers, denser breasts make it harder to detect cancer in a mammogram because non-cancerous fatty cells could show up as white on a mammogram, the same as cancerous fatty cells.

Thousands of women (and men) are banding together to share their stories and fight to find a cure for breast cancer. With October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, social media activists have sought to maintain a culture of awareness for the better -- and sometimes the worse.

In case you were wondering about the status of breast cancer, the following statistics were provided by the Northeast Ohio affiliate of Komen for the Cure.