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All around the world in the month of October, you’ll notice the color pink. This includes major landmarks from Mumbai, London, Mexico City, Paris and the White House, all have been lit with pink lights to symbolize the importance of early breast cancer detection, the most common cancer to affect women. Pink is a way of helping out and spreading the word about breast cancer, these ribbons and lights remind us all of our risks and responsibilities. Early detection is critical in order to improve breast cancer outcome and a lack of awareness about the disease and inadequate access to healthcare contribute to late diagnoses, which in turn makes survival less likely. Approximately half a million women die of breast