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Curves fights breast cancer

The probability of a woman being diagnosed with breast cancer during her life is about one in eight. And, the probability of dying from breast cancer is about one in 35, according to the American Cancer Society.

Curves in Enumclaw is encouraging women to get annual proof of mammograms and perform monthly breast self-exams during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October. Women who bring in a mammogram, performed within the last year, or make a $25 donation to the American Cancer Society will be waived from paying a service fee when they join Curves during one of the last three weeks of October. Also, participating Curves locations will make available a home breast self-exam kit called the Liv Aid, which makes the breast self-exam process more sensitive for detecting unusual lumps. For every Liv Aid kit sold, Curves will donate one to another woman who can’t afford one.

For more information about Curves of Enumclaw or what week in October it’s waiving the service fee, contact Kenneth Greer at 360-825-3930 or 97SGXZA3@curvesmail.com.

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