Team For My Daughter raises money for breast cancer
Jun 3, 2011
For My Daughter is a breast cancer fighting team dedicated to raising money to combat the disease, according to a recent report from the Bridgewater Patch. So far, For My Daughter has raised about $15,000 this year.
Together, the members of For My Daughter meet and share in their effort and suggestions for beating the illness. One woman spoke about the important of screening early for breast cancer.
"Because early detection is the best protection against this awful and scary disease, it is critical that we teach our sons and daughters at a young age the importance of knowing their body and going to the doctor if a change in their body occurs or something just doesn’t feel right,” Kelley Gazdak, the founder of the team, told the news source.
Women across the country come together to support the fight against breast cancer. The disease is the second most common cancer among women in the U.S., after skin cancer, according to BreastCancer.org. The American Cancer Society recommends that all women over the age of 40 receive yearly mammograms, in order to detect tumors at their earliest onset.