Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in women in the United States, other than skin cancer. It is the second leading cause of cancer death in women, after lung cancer.

Megan Anderson, Community Manager-American Cancer Society/Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, and Laurie Pichette (participant and breast cancer survivor),  joined the Rhode Show Tuesday to tell us more about their upcoming event in the fight against this disease.

Event: Making Strides in Providence Walk

Date: Sunday, October 18th

Time: 9am

Location: Downtown Providence

For more information about breast cancer, how to find it early, contact the American Cancer Society at 1-800-227-2345 anytime, day or night.