SQUEEZE IT IN

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JOIN THE SQUEEZE IT IN CHALLENGE

“Did you know 65% of women put off their annual mammo appointments? While we’re all crazy busy, that’s just crazy. As two women who lead agencies, we want to stress the importance of focusing on our health, especially when it comes to mammograms. A mammo takes just 15 minutes and is still our best chance of detecting breast cancer in its early stages. Join us in challenging women everywhere to Squeeze It In.”

BARBARA YOLLES,
CEO LUDWIG+
JENNIFER CONNELLY, Founder and Executive Committee Chair JCONNELLY

WE WANT YOU TO SQUEEZE IT IN

Show your support. Share our Pink Square on your social channels by clicking the icons, or create your own by following these steps:

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1. Challenge women to get a mammogram. You can copy and paste this copy if you like: A mammogram takes just 15 minutes. I am challenging (friend’s name) and (friend’s name) to Squeeze It In. #squeezeitin

 

2. Download the Pink Square and post to your social channels

 

3. Tag your friends, family or co-workers and post with the hashtag #squeezeItIn

APPROXIMATELY
281,550
WOMEN WILL BE DIAGNOSED WITH INVASIVE BREAST CANCER IN 2021
75%
OF WOMEN WITH BREAST CANCER HAVE NO FAMILY HISTORY
THERE ARE OVER
3,500,000
BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS IN THE U.S.
A WOMAN IS DIAGNOSED WITH BREAST CANCER EVERY
2 MINUTES

WHO SHOULD HAVE A MAMMOGRAM AND HOW OFTEN?

While 70% of breast cancers are found in women 55 years or older, it also affects younger women. In fact, about 11% of all new cases of breast cancer in the U.S. are found in women younger than 45 years of age. That’s why early detection is so critical. For women at average breast cancer risk, the American Cancer Society suggests:

• Women ages 40 to 44 have the option to start screening with a mammogram every year

• Women between 45 and 54 should get a mammogram every year

• Women 55+ can switch to a mammogram every other year, or they can choose to continue yearly mammograms. Screening should continue as long as a woman is in good health and is expected to live 10 more years or longer