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Daughter of breast cancer survivor speaks out

Marnie Sciamanda of Rosemount, Minnesota, was happy with the dedication to breast cancer awareness and raising money to fight the disease this past October. However, she wants to express that just because National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is over, it doesn't mean the effort halts as well, according to the Rosemount Town Pages.

This is a personal subject to Scimanda, as her mother is a breast cancer survivor. She was excited by even the smallest amount raised, as it can go a long way.

"Even the smallest donation can contribute to a major innovation that could help victims, or even lead to the discovery of a cure," she told the news source. "Raising the slightest bit of awareness, or showing compassion and support to one person, can help or even save a life."

According to the American Cancer Society, one in eight women in the U.S. will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point during her lifetime. It not only is the second most common form of cancer among women behind skin cancer, but it is also the second most deadly form of cancer among women, following only lung cancer. 
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