breast cancer will likely touch you or someone you know

Worldwide, it is estimated that every minute a woman dies from breast cancer. Women fear breast cancer more than any other disease. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among women, after lung cancer, and the risk increases with age.

who is at risk?

Most women who get breast cancer have no family history of the disease or other known risk factors. Breast cancer can occur at any age, but it become more frequent as a woman gets older. Being a woman is the greatest risk--age increases risk.

the good news is...

The earlier that breast cancer is detected the better the outcome. Over 2 million breast cancer survivors are alive in America today. The most recent data indicate that death rates have begun to decline in white women, and, for the first time, are also declining in younger black women.

Hoop It Up For Breast Cancer

The 19th Annual Donna Hopkins "Hoop It Up for Breast Cancer Basketball Tournament" will be September 28-30, 2018 at the Lake Arbor Community Center in Mitchellville, MD 20721. Register now! Read more...

Meet Donna Hopkins

In April of 1997 and again in 1999, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. Never in my wildest dreams did I think I would get breast cancer, not only once, but twice. However, I beat the odds! Read more...
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Let's Slam Dunk Breast Cancer

Through education, early detection, and advanced treatment, women and men can survive breast cancer and lead full, productive lives.

Do You Need Assistance?

Hopkins Breast Cancer Inc. mission is to provide financial assistance to men and women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer and to educate the community on the value of early detection. Read more...

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