We are making strides for DEANA BENTON!
Deana was diagnosed with a rare and agressive form of breast cancer called Inflamatory Breast Cancer in December of 2011.
Inflammatory breast cancer accounts for 1 to 5 percent of all breast cancers diagnosed in the United States. Most inflammatory breast cancers are invasive ductal carcinomas, which means they developed from cells that line the milk ducts of the breast and then spread beyond the ducts.
Inflammatory breast cancer progresses rapidly, often in a matter of weeks or months. Inflammatory breast cancer is either stage III or IV at diagnosis, depending on whether cancer cells have spread only to nearby lymph nodes or to other tissues as well.
After 22 months of fighting this diease with everything she had, Deana lost her battle on October 3, 2013. This year we are walking for her and all of those who have also lost their battle to this diease.
We believe we can make a difference in the fight to end breast cancer!
We believe that one day breast cancer will never steal another year from anyone's life. Making Strides is not only an opportunity to join our community to fight back against breast cancer, but it is also a way to inspire hope by raising funds and awareness to help those facing the disease. That's why we are walking.
Together, we can make strides to end breast cancer!