Breast cancer month – knit for the cure

ImageOctober is breast cancer awareness month. Connecticut (statistics as of 2008) has the second highest rate of breast cancer (down from the number one slot in 2003) in this country and comes in second for the highest rates of all cancers among females. This state has the oldest tumor registry in the United States and has been tracking tumors since 1935. From Environment and Human Health Inc., see the slideshow to see the map of Connecticut and the areas of high incidence of breast cancer.

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