Make a *Pink Lemonade* Stand against breast cancer

1 in 8 Women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013 - American Cancer Society

2.6 million American women have survived breast cancer - American Cancer Society

Your risk for breast cancer is 1.8x greater if an immediate femaile relative has been diagnosed - American Cancer Society

Healthy Weight - Overweight women suffer a 30% higher mortality rate than women who maintain a healthy weight - American Cancer Society

Every 3 minutes a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer - American Cancer Society

Eating healthy - Maintaining proper weight and limiting alcohol are habits that will help you avoid breast cancer - American Cancer Society

2,140 men were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011, making up 1% of all cases - American Cancer Society

329 out of every 100,000 cases of breast cancer are in Texas - American Cancer Society

Only 50% of women over forty have their annual mammogram - American Cancer Society

5-year survival rates with treatment are up to 98% - American Cancer Society

1 in 8 Women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013 - American Cancer Society

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Make a *Pink Lemonade* Stand against breast cancer

1 in 8 Women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013 - American Cancer Society

2.6 million American women have survived breast cancer - American Cancer Society

Your risk for breast cancer is 1.8x greater if an immediate femaile relative has been diagnosed - American Cancer Society

Healthy Weight - Overweight women suffer a 30% higher mortality rate than women who maintain a healthy weight - American Cancer Society

Every 3 minutes a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer - American Cancer Society

Eating healthy - Maintaining proper weight and limiting alcohol are habits that will help you avoid breast cancer - American Cancer Society

2,140 men were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011, making up 1% of all cases - American Cancer Society

329 out of every 100,000 cases of breast cancer are in Texas - American Cancer Society

Only 50% of women over forty have their annual mammogram - American Cancer Society

5-year survival rates with treatment are up to 98% - American Cancer Society

1 in 8 Women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013 - American Cancer Society

Make a *Pink Lemonade* Stand against breast cancer

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Step 1

Make a stand & make a day of it View Photos

During the month of October, anyone can make a stand, anywhere! How about your school, Scout Pack or little league? Or, how about your sorority, office or church group? Have fun, be creative and make a difference.

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Make a sign View Photos

Once you have your group and location, we've made the rest easy. Just print the signs and handouts below. We believe knowledge is power, so be sure to share this important information with everyone who visits your Lemonade stand.

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Make a statement View Photos

Capture the moment and share it on social media using #makeastandtexas. We'll do the rest. We want to feature your photo and story below.

Share the proceeds from your stand with the breast cancer charity of your choice or support someone you know who's battling this disease. Now you've made a difference!

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St. Luke's Cancer Services

Texas Medical Center

This nationally recognized Academic Comprehensive Cancer Program (ACAD) is accredited with commendation by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. A full range of leading-edge diagnostic technologies is offered with a multi-specialty approach focused on cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment. To learn more about the full range of services click the link below.

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Kirby Glen

Free Parking and state of the art oncology care is delivered just 5 minutes from the Texas Medical Center. Diagnostic and procedural services include Imaging, Infusion and Radiation Therapy and CyberKnife®.

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The Woodlands

The first hospital in Montgomery County to be accredited in Breast MRI Imaging by the American College of Radiology and also one of only 100 sites in the nation to offer a 3-D digital mammography system.

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The Vintage

An American College of Radiology accredited facility, offering excellence in the early detection of breast cancer by providing screening and diagnostic imaging services.

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Sugar Land

The Women's Center is dedicated to providing all facets of quality diagnostic and therapeutic breast radiology. This is one of only 100 sites in the nation to offer a 3-D digital mammography system.

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Pasadena

A comprehensive imaging center accredited by the American College of Radiology. The hospital is a certified Pink Ribbon Facility, a distinction awarded to an elite group of healthcare facilities.

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Important breast cancer information

Lemonade stands are fun and all, but breast cancer is a serious disease. Please take the time to inform yourself, be aware of the warning signs of breast cancer and have your annual mammogram.

Here is some more very important information about breast cancer that you can download. Plus, check out these links to organizations whose employees and volunteers have made it their life's work to help.

Stay informed and get involved. Together, we will make a difference.

What is this all about?

In the fight against breast cancer, knowledge is power. More than anything else, Make a Stand is about creating awareness and sharing knowledge. Your stand will call attention to this important cause and the information you hand out will provide useful and important facts about breast cancer. Share everything you do using #makeastandtexas.

Share your photos, share your stories and share the fun!