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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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For the fifth year in a row, your local Contra Costa County Fire Protection District firefighters will be wearing pink to help bring awareness to National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It has been estimated that there are over 233,000 new cases each year and over 40,000 women will die from this disease. Approximately 2,400 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year alone. As you can see, breast cancer is not just a women's disease. The United Professional Firefighters of Contra Cos...
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OCT
08

Local Firefighters Go PINK For Breast Cancer Awareness


October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and the United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County Local 1230 have joined with Susan G. Komen to raise money for breast cancer research. This will be the first year your local firefighters have decided to join in the fundraising efforts.The American Cancer Society's most recent estimates for breast cancer in the U.S. for calendar year 2011 are over 250,000 new cases. In addition over 39,000 women will die from this disease. Of all women 1 in ...
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OCT
05

Local Firefighters Go PINK!


October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and your local firefighters have joined with Susan B. Komen to raise money for breast cancer research. This will be the first year your local firefighters have decided to join in the fundraising efforts. Firefighters in the coming weeks will be switching from our traditional navy blue uniform tee-shirts to PINK! Together, we can help fund critical breast cancer research, as well as local education, screening and treatment programs that impact people in ou...
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