Local MPs wear it pink to fund a cure for breast cancer

October 26, 2010 5:37 PM
Mark and Andrew Stunell MP 'wearing it pink'!

Mark and Andrew Stunell MP 'wearing it pink'!

Cheadle MP Mark Hunter and Hazel Grove MP Andrew Stunell have joined forces with Breast Cancer Campaign to raise awareness of its award winning fundraising event, wear it pink day, supported by Vanish.

This Friday 29 October 2010 supporters in schools, colleges and businesses throughout the country are encouraged to don an item of pink in support of Campaign and each donate £2 to fund innovative world-class breast cancer research.

Last year over one million people took part in wear it pink to help improve survival rates for the one in nine women who experience breast cancer during their lifetime.

Commenting, Mark said:

"Every year in the UK, over 45,500 new cases of breast cancer are diagnosed in women. Although it is rare, men can also suffer from breast cancer, with around 300 men diagnosed each year.

Commenting, Andrew said:

I know people who have lost friends and family members to the disease and I would like to encourage everyone across Stockport and throughout the country to support wear it pink on October 29, to raise valuable funds for breast cancer research."

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