Christina Applegate's somber announcement that she's been diagnosed with breast cancer was eclipsed yesterday by her confession that she'd had a double mastectomy. The news has instilled fear in many; how could such a young woman be diagnosed with this frightening disease? What are my chances of getting it? Can my mom get it? Can my aunt get it? What are the risk factors? What are the facts, statistics, etc.?
Do Something has created a list of 11 facts about breast cancer as well as ideas for what you can do to help. You can show your support by wearing a pink ribbon or can take it even further by organizing an awareness campaign. Check out what you can do here.