I have joined charities Breast Cancer Now and Breast Cancer Care to wear it pink in Parliament in support of their excellent campaign.
Breast Cancer Now and Breast Cancer Care raise money to fund new research into treatments against breast cancer. They also run public awareness campaigns to ensure that everyone is aware of the symptoms of breast cancer and how it can affect everyone.
Wear it pink takes place during breast cancer awareness month in October. On the 18 October wear it pink sees thousands of people come together with the same aim of raising money and help make life-saving breast cancer research happen. Read more “Breast Cancer Now”
I am supporting Breast Cancer Now’s ‘Wear it Pink’ campaign for 2018. This year’s campaign takes place on 10 October 2018 and brings with it the chance for people to raise money to battle against breast cancer in the hope of finding new medicines.
In Delyn there are 705 new cases of breast cancer each year, an equivalent of 181.7 per 100,000 women. This compares to a national average across Wales of 177.5 women per 100,000.
Sadly, each year an average of 143 women pass away from breast cancer who are cared for by Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board in North Wales. This represents 40.7 per 100,000 women compared to a national average of 37.4 per 100,000. Read more “Wear it Pink 2018”
I have dressed in pink to lend my support to Breast Cancer Now’s flagship fundraiser, wear it pink, which will see thousands of people across the UK adding a splash of pink to their outfits on Friday 20 October and raise vital funds for breast cancer research.
I am encouraging constituents in Delyn to join my, and sign up to take part in the UK’s biggest pink fundraiser. The event, which takes place during October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, is in its 16th year and has raised over £30 million to date for Breast Cancer Now’s life-saving research.
I, joined by fellow parliamentarians in Westminster earlier this month showed, to my support for the thousands of women and men affected by breast cancer each year, encouraging people across the UK to take part on wear it pink day. Read more “Wear it Pink for Breast Cancer”