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Aug 12 2014

Esophageal Cancer Wristbands

Raise Awareness of Esophageal Cancer

Esophageal cancer is not common, but almost always fatal. More than 16,000 people are diagnosed with esophageal cancer each year, and less than 20% survive. Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month is in November, with the week of Thanksgiving designated as Esophageal Cancer Awareness week. The awareness color for esophageal cancer is purple, or periwinkle. Esophageal cancer wristbands are often used at awareness events to help bring the need for knowledge, research, and funding into the public’s eye.

Wristbands For A Cause

Most esophageal cancer awareness events focus on raising awareness of the risk factors that may lead to the disease. Middle-aged men who are overweight with a history of heartburn seem to be at the highest risk. Because the disease often has no symptoms in the early stages, it is usually detected at a more advanced stage that is more challenging to treat. Your custom esophageal cancer wristbands can focus on early screening, lifestyle change and general increased awareness of the disease.

Facts about Esophageal Cancer

According to the Esophageal Cancer Action Network, here are some important facts about esophageal cancer.

  • Esophageal Cancer is 3 - 4 times more common in men than women
  • The incidence of Esophageal Cancer increases with age - about eight out of ten people diagnosed are between ages 55 and 85
  • The American Cancer Society estimated that during 2008, 16,470 new cases of Esophageal Cancer cases would be diagnosed in the United States and 14,280 deaths from esophageal cancer would occur - more deaths than those expected to be caused by melanoma
  • Most people with Esophageal Cancer will eventually die of this disease because Esophageal Cancer is usually diagnosed at a late stage
  • Survival rates are improving: 45 years ago, only 4% of all white patients and 1% of all African-American patients survived at least 5 years after diagnosis versus 18% of white patients and 11% of African-American patients who now survive at least 5 years after diagnosis

Why Buy Esophageal Cancer Wristbands from Amazing Wristbands?

All wristbands from us are made of comfortable, latex-free, and non-allergenic silicone. Best of all, your esophageal cancer bracelet can be customized with your custom message.

Here we offer:

  • 100% Silicone for your esophageal cancer awareness campaign.
  • NO MOLD FEE on any quantity.
  • FREE Shipping in the U.S.
  • FREE artwork and design.
  • FREE unlimited artwork revisions.
  • FREE Color Matching – choose periwinkle, purple, or one of our many other colors!
  • 5 - 10 day production

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Last modified on: August 12th, 2014

 

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