ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The governor’s mansion in Maryland has been lit pink this weekend to raise awareness about breast cancer.
Gov. Larry Hogan issued a proclamation earlier this month announcing October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month.READ MORE: CDC Releases Highly Anticipated Guidance For People Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19
The governor’s office says about 4,730 Maryland women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year, and an estimated 810 will die of the disease.READ MORE: President Joe Biden's Visit To Emergent BioSolutions' Baltimore Lab Canceled
Medical experts say regular breast cancer screening for women should begin at age 40.MORE NEWS: COVID In Maryland: Hospitalizations Under 800 First Time Since November
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