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Deviants for the CureIn Febuary 2006, I announced in a journal that I would be racing in the 2006 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure here in Portland, Oregon on September 17. I also announced that there are slips of pink paper that I would wear during the run, on each slip being a list of names of people who had died from cancer, are fighting cancer, or have survived the battle. I'd like to re-extend that offer for September 2007 to the whole dA community. Let me first provide a bit of background info on the subject matter.Deviants for the Cure by Nestalgica
"Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer among women in the US and is the leading cause of cancer deaths among women age forty to fifty-nine. It is second only to lung cancer as a cause of cancer deaths in women.
Breast cancer accounts for one of every three cancer diagnosis in women. About 211,240 cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in women this year and over 40,000 this year will die.
There are over two million breast cancer survivors alive today in the US and the