Young dragons help the fight against breast cancer
In the autumn of October, the NFL stadium was surrounded by pink ocean. Whether it’s the layout of the court or the players’ big and small equipment, it’s full of pink. The old fans are already familiar with it, but the new fans may be wondering what is going on?
In fact, as long as you carefully observe, it is not difficult to find the “Pink Ribbon” logo, and October is the “Pink Ribbon” breast cancer prevention and control month. The original since the beginning of 2009, and NFL American Cancer Society jointly launched a name A Crucial Catch charitable activities, promote the majority of women regularly screened for breast cancer, because early detection and early treatment can significantly improve the clinical cure rate of breast cancer. In the October match, players, coaches and referees will wear pink with elements of the equipment, remind people to pay attention to breast cancer screening effect on the expression of breast cancer patients and their family care and support. These had been used in the game of pink equipment and ball games in the League official auction auction site, customized goods for sale in the pink retail stores and shop, the proceeds donated to the American Cancer society. Today, “critical intercept” has raised more than 18 million dollars for the American Cancer society. Which in 2012 launched the “change” project is an important direction of these funds, the project aims to provide cancer knowledge education, cancer screening and early diagnosis in medical service level of community women, has provided nearly 150 thousand screening and 450 thousand education, made outstanding contributions to the prevention and treatment of cancer.
Various colors represent different cancer types, from top to bottom are as follows:
Navy: colon cancer
Pink: breast cancer
Lavender: all cancers
Cyan: cervical cancer
Blue: prostate cancer
Gold: childhood cancer
White: lung cancer
In the October season, teams and players are free to choose support for one or more cancer prevention programs, theme events, and equipment in different colors.
At the same time, NFL also with the American Cancer Association jointly launched a “Guardian” (The Defender) free online tools, analyze and evaluate data through questionnaire, according to body and life advice guide person, help you reduce the risk of cancer.
League star demo
Mike Prescott (Dak Prescott), “the United States team of the Dallas Cowboys new generation star quarterback last season, not only to help the team get the regular season National League first good results, he was also elected as the offensive rookie. In the fifth week of the season, the Cowboys compete with the Green Bay Packers nfl jerseys, Prescott pedal Adidas FREAK X KEVLAR DIPPED CLEATS debut, both sides are attached to the seven color ribbon pattern.
With two super bowl ring Ben Roethlisberger (Ben Roethlisberger) is the American League powerhouse Pittsburgh Steelers jerseys star quarterback, against the Jacksonville Jaguars in the game he chose for his Nike Alpha Menace custom on behalf of breast cancer pink.
With the launch of the “key interception” campaign in the new week, more and more players will show their colors to support the cancer prevention and treatment. And we will bring you more cool and rich connotation of the theme of equipment, please look forward to.