Noble Gas Solutions was proud to be a part of this yearâ€™s Making Strides Walk in Albany, NY. The breast cancer walk took place on Sunday, October 20th in Washington Park. Residents of the Capital Region united for a cause that supports thousands of families impacted by breast cancer. The Noble team was proud to walk among these admirable women on Sunday. For every survivor that registered that morning, bells and cheers rang out throughout the park. Downtown Albany was flooded in a sea of pink as fighters, survivors, and supporters walked together. The message was clear: You Are Not Alone.
The Statistics on Breast Cancer
According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), breast cancer 1 in 8 women, making it the second most common cancer among American women. At this time, there are more than 3.5 million breast cancer survivors in the United States.
Nevertheless, we are making strides! Breast cancer rates have steadily been decreasing among older women thanks to the advancements of preventative detection and early care. Funding for cancer research has allowed for advancements in treatments and organizations like American Cancer Society provide vital support to affected patients and families.
American Cancer Society Resources
The ACS provides various support services and resources to help alleviate the pressure and stress that arise throughout the journey, including:
- Rides to Treatment
- Hair Loss & Mastectomy Products
- Online Community
- Caregiver Resource Guides
Visit the ACS website to learn more about breast cancer statistics and resources available for patients and caregivers. Find out how you can get involved with the American Cancer Society and find a Making Strides walk near you.
Noble Gas makes it a priority to give back to the community in which we reside. Learn more about how we support our community and the organizations we partner with on our website.