Persuasive Speech About Breast Cancer

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In the United States 1-in-8 women are diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime (thebrayonline). It's the most common cancer in woman and is also the second leading cause of cancer death among women. Every year it’s estimated that over 252,710 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer and more than 40,500 will die (NationalBreastCancer.org). Women are diagnosed with breast cancer every 2 minutes and 1 woman will die from breast cancer every 13 minutes (NationalBreastCancer.org). Breast cancers tend to mostly affect woman but men can also develop breast cancer. Breast cancer affects thousands of people every year, so it's really important to raise awareness about this disease (Healthline.com). Breast cancer is such a dangerous disease that affects millions of people, companies and organizations want to help raise awareness and educate people about breast cancer. To do so, they will have an inundation of pink items that you can buy to raise money to help raise awareness and fight breast cancer. You can also make charitable donations to various organizations and charities to help fight the disease. However, they have drawn the ire of many researchers, academics, educators, survivors, and victims' families for trying to make money on something important as breast cancer. People are also angry that the items their selling are contributing to cancer. Companies see breast cancer awareness month as a good way to sell their items and make a profit,

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