Breast Cancer Awareness

By Annie Taran& Cassie Dugsin-porchuk

Wed., Oct 13, 2021 | reading time 1 minute ⏰



Hello Blyth Students, this October, we are celebrating breast cancer awareness month. Show your support by wearing a pink shirt (or other accessories) this Friday October 15th.

Some facts about breast cancer (2020):

It is estimated that

  • 27,400 women are diagnosed with breast cancer (25% of all new cancer cases for 2020)

  • 5,100 women pass from breast cancer (13% of all cancer deaths in 2020)

  • On average 75 Canadian women are diagnosed with breast cancer every day

  • On average, 14 Canadian women pass from breast cancer every day

Visit: https://www.nationalbreastcancer.org/breast-cancer-awareness-month for more information!

Information from: https://cancer.ca/en/cancer-information/cancer-types/breast/statistics


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