Written on October 19, 2011 at 12:08 pm , by Colleen Travers
Hollywood got quite the shock this week when E! News host Giuliana Rancic announced that she was in the early stages of battling breast cancer, stressing the importance of early detection and BCA month that much more.
To help with the cause, Nestlé Pure Life bottled water is partnering with The Breast Cancer Research Foundation for the second year to help fund researchers who are trying to identify a drug that will prevent the development of cancer in those with the mutations in the BRCA gene (the breast cancer susceptibility gene) before it occurs as a detectable lump. This drug would have the potential to save women from having to undergo a bilateral mastectomy, the only other known preventative step for those with the inherited genetic mutation.
To support the cause, ten cents from every package of Nestlé Pure Life containing the special “Pink Pack” packaging will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Nestlé Pure Life was able to donate $500,000 last year through the campaign’s efforts and is hoping to increase funds this year. So before you stock up on bottled water this weekend, check the label to make sure you’re helping out where you can!
For more information, visit nestle-purelife.us.
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