So many lives have been altered or lost to this horrible disease. As a company, RGH wants to pay tribute to and remember those who lost their battle with breast cancer, and all forms of cancer, and honor them by supporting efforts and organizations working to find a cure. Through early detection and advancements in medicine and treatment, many lives have been saved. With an ongoing effort to support these advancements, more lives can be saved.
According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the United States, other than skin cancer. It is the second leading cause of cancer death in women, after lung cancer. Breast cancer deaths, however, are decreasing probably due to finding the cancer earlier and better treatment. Right now, there are more than 2.9 million breast cancer survivors in the United States.