Canadian Breast Cancer Statistics 2008*

  • Breast cancer remains the most common cancer among Canadian women.
  • In 2008, an estimated 22,400 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer and 5,300 will die of it.
  • An estimated 170 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer and 50 will die of it.
  • On average, 431 Canadian women will be diagnosed with breast cancer every week.
  • On average, 102 Canadian women will die of breast cancer every week.
  • One in 9 women is expected to develop breast cancer during her lifetime. One in 28 will die of it.

 

Pink Ring 2007

We raised over $23,000 to purchase a Gamma Probe for the Rockyview Hospital. read more

Pink Ring 2006

96 women competed around the clock in a friendly game of Ringette to raise funds and awareness.

 

Over $40,000 was raised and the funds contributed to the purchase of a Stereotactic Biopsy Table for the Women’s Health Centre in Calgary.
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Ringette Links

 

Pink Ring will be held April 5, 2009

 

Women's Hockey in Talks to Join Pink Event

September 15, 2008

 

We are encouraging members of the Southern Alberta Women's Hockey Assoociation (SAWHA) to join our Pink event for 2009. Women supporting women! We would hold a women's hockey event as well as a Ringette event. All funds raised would go towards equipment designed to help in the fight against breast cancer.

 

If you are a member of SAWHA and want assist us in this unique event please contact us.

 

Pink Ring Committee 2009

2007 Committee
2007 Committee

September 10, 2008

 

The Pink Ring Committee is looking for volunteers to help us out.

 

If you are interested in joining our fun group please contact us.

 

 

Pink Ring Registration 2009

September 5, 2008

 

Look for registration information for our April 5, 2009 event in early November.