This Friday, January 6th, Appleton United (currently listed as Honorable Mention in the current WiPH top ten ranking) will host #9 Metro Lynx in the WiPH Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Game of the Week. Appleton United had this slated as their "Breast Cancer Awareness" game. The puck is scheduled to drop at 8:00 PM at the Appleton Family Ice Center.
The following information is taken from CDC - Breast Cancer Statistics:
Not counting some kinds of skin cancer, breast cancer in the United States is—
In 2013 (the most recent year numbers are available)—
*Incidence counts cover about 99% of the U.S. population; death counts cover about 100% of the U.S. population. Use caution when comparing incidence and death counts.
†Source: U.S. Cancer Statistics Working Group. United States Cancer Statistics: 1999–2013 Incidence and Mortality Web-based Report. Atlanta (GA): Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and National Cancer Institute; 2016. Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/uscs.