Breast Cancer Awareness
In the past, we have been pleased to present donations to the American Cancer Society thanks to the combined efforts of our dedicated staff and caring community.
With more than 2.9 million breast cancer survivors in the U.S., chances are you know someone whose life has been altered by this terrible disease. Advancements in detection and treatment have helped make the disease more survivable than ever. But over 250,000 women in the U.S. will be newly diagnosed this year, and every American woman has a 1-in-8 chance of developing invasive breast cancer in her lifetime.
At William Mattar Law Offices, we believe regular screenings for early detection and continued education are vital to combatting breast cancer—a widespread disease that endangers the lives of so many of our family, friends and neighbors in our community. We are known for our blue logo, but during the month of October, we are going PINK to show our support for the efforts of organizations like the American Cancer Society in the fight against breast cancer. Our website, our special television spots, and even our branded items such as coffee mugs, tumblers, and pens will sport this supportive color.
Help Fight Breast Cancer
For women, the best way to help fight breast cancer is to take charge of your own health. Women should perform regular breast self-exams starting at age 20, and schedule yearly mammograms starting at age 40. Early detection is one of the best tools available.
You can also help fight breast cancer by making a donation to the American Cancer Society, or partnering with other members of our community to support the search for a cure. Together we can win the fight!
William Mattar Law Offices will once again participate in the annual Paint the Village PINK! Breast Cancer Awareness Program. We join neighborhood businesses to raise funds in the fight against breast cancer by selling special PINK William Mattar mugs and tumblers for a minimum $5 donation. All proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society.
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk
Team “Supporting What Mattars” will also participate in the 2017 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk in Buffalo. The walk is a great opportunity for our team to come together and support a worthy cause. Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walks are held in many cities around New York State throughout the year, so be sure to check their website and mark your calendar to participate an event in your city.
Employees from the William Mattar Law Offices attended the kickoff event for the Making Strides against Breast Cancer walk at the First Niagara Center. Click here to join our efforts.
Breast Cancer Resources
We’ve put together a list of resources to help you find more information about breast cancer diagnosis and treatment, support programs for survivors, and additional ways you can advance the fight against breast cancer. Ask your health care provider for additional resources that may also be beneficial to you and your family.
Buffalo & Western New York
- American Cancer Society
- Roswell Park Cancer Institute
- Breast Cancer Network of Western New York
- Cancer Services Program of Western New York (CSPWNY)
- Hope For Two
- Susan G. Komen for the Cure – Western New York
- University of Rochester Medical Center Cancer Services Program
- Elizabeth Wende Breast Care, LLC
- Rochester General Breast Center
- Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester