Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women, except for skin cancers. About 1 in 8 (12%) women in the US will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime.
The American Cancer Society's most recent estimates for breast cancer:
- There will be an estimated 266,120 new cases of breast cancer in the United States.
- It is estimated that are approximately 33,810 new cases of breast cancer in the state of Maryland in 2018.
Our Lifetime Partner
The end of breast cancer starts with YOU! Learn more about Lifetime's Stop Breast Cancer For Life Initiative.
Local Resources, Local Heroes
Antietam Broadband is pleased to present the following resources for those facing breast cancer, their families, and breast cancer survivors.
Cancer Treatments: Meritus Health's John R. Marsh Cancer Center provides state-of-the-art cancer care in an atmosphere of compassion and hope.
Free wigs, workshops on breast health, support groups and more! Breast Cancer Awareness of Cumberland Valley offers a variety of resources for those dealing with breast cancer. Through communication, no one has to face breast cancer alone!
Free Breast Cancer Screenings: Funded through a grant by Susan G. Komen Maryland® and Avon Foundation for Women. The Make a Difference project is a breast cancer outreach, education, and screening program that focuses on providing services to uninsured and underinsured women living in Washington County. Click here for a list of upcoming screenings.
Comprehensive Breast Care: Treating breast health issues, offering state-of-the-art surgical approach, and comprehensive clinical navigation for breast cancer patients.
Local Business Heroes
Since 1902, Wolf Furniture has recognized the importance of being a vital member of the local community. To that end, Wolf's supports well over 100 charitable organizations which includes numerous church groups, youth programs, home nursing agencies, programs to fight breast cancer, and shelters for battered women. Wolf Furniture continually strives to be a good neighbor to its community.
Since 1902, Carsons Jewelers have helped create timeliness memories in special moments of life. We offer exquisite diamonds, colored gemstones, pearls, watches and giftware for any occasion. Discover the expression of beauty, style and emotion you've been seeking. Visit us today and you'll find a warm, knowledgeable staff that genuinely cares about the special events in your life.
The Herald-Mail is a proud sponsor of the Stop Breast Cancer for Life Campaign. Education about this disease can mean the difference between life and death for many women. Know more!
At Sharrett Auto Store, It's All About You! Our business revolves around our customers. You are what we are all about, and we want to show you that by giving you the absolute best service possible. Sharrett Auto Stores is also committed to the entire Washington County Community and often gets involved in community events.