October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Every ribbon makes a difference.
Ethel Dunn Danhieux, Elaine Dunn Thurk, Ruth Dunn Bechaud, Margaret Dunn Collver, Cecilia Dunn Goldberg Johnson Breast Cancer Awareness
I'd like to share a heartfelt story about these remarkable women in the photo from 1959. From left to right, we have Ethel, Elaine (my beloved grandmother), Ruth, Peggy, and Cecilia.

It's striking to note that out of these five incredible women, only one, my grandmother Elaine (second from the left), never faced the battle against breast cancer. Additionally, Aunt Peggy (second from the right) was diagnosed with breast cancer and emerged as a survivor.

This peculiar circumstance piqued my interest over two decades ago when I delved into our family history. I've often wondered about the reasons behind my grandmother's fortunate path, while her sisters faced such a formidable challenge.

Adding to the complexity of this narrative, Aunt Peggy experienced the unimaginable loss of her daughter to breast cancer at the tender age of 45. As for the other sisters and their daughters or granddaughters, that part of the story remains uncertain.

In my grandmother's lineage, both her daughters and their daughters, including myself, have not encountered a breast cancer diagnosis. Nevertheless, this doesn't mean that my sister or I should forego self-exams or annual mammograms.

🎗️As we observe National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October 🎗️, let's hold in our hearts and thoughts all the brave fighters, resilient survivors, and thriving souls who have navigated the challenges of this unfortunate disease.

Together, let's offer our support and compassion to those on this journey.

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Have you or someone dear to you walked the path of breast cancer?

It's a journey that touches the hearts of our mothers, wives, sisters, and daughters.

The pink ribbon stands as a powerful symbol of breast cancer, signifying solidarity with those facing this battle, whether in the present or the past.

Jewelry, in its essence, is an expression of your inner worth and a reflection of your self-assurance. When you wear a piece from Tiry Originals, my hope is for you to feel not only self-assured but also filled with excitement.

My aim is to infuse hope, love, joy, and positivity into your everyday life. Each piece of jewelry is crafted with you in mind, with the intention of bringing a smile to your face and empowering you to take on anything.

I truly believe in the transformative power of color, even on the most challenging days. Every woman deserves a splash of color in her life, especially during moments of difficulty.

A significant portion of all jewelry sales, 20% to be precise, will be dedicated to breast cancer research. Together, we can contribute to the ongoing fight against this disease.

As we observe National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, let's hold in our hearts and thoughts all the fighters, survivors, and thrivers who have faced this challenging journey.

And as a gentle reminder, please prioritize scheduling your mammogram and other crucial screenings. Your well-being matters deeply.
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  • According to estimates, there will be 287,500 new invasive breast cancer diagnoses in the U.S. in 2022 and 51,400 new non-invasive breast cancer diagnoses.

  • 65% of breast cancer cases are diagnosed at a localized stage (no evidence of cancer spreading outside of the breast), which has a 5-year relative survival rate of 99%.

  • It is estimated that 43,550 women will die from breast cancer in the United States this year.

  • Although rare, men get breast cancer too. In 2022, there will be approximately 530 men who will die from breast cancer in the U.S. 2,710 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer in the U.S. in 2022.

  • Breast cancer will be diagnosed in 1 in 8 American women during their lifetimes.

  • American women are most likely to develop breast cancer, followed by skin cancers.

  • Approximately 30% of all new women's cancer diagnoses will be breast cancer by 2022.

  • In the United States, there are more than 3.8 million breast cancer survivors.

  • In the United States, a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer every two minutes.
It is symbolic of breast cancer to wear a pink ribbon.

When you wear a pink ribbon, you demonstrate your support for women battling
breast cancer.

Your friends, family, colleagues, and neighbors can all help by joining the cause. A simple act can make a big difference.

20% off all Jewelry Sales will be donated to breast cancer research.

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