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Magee-Womens, Pitt Hockey Team Promote Breast Cancer Research at ‘Pink the Rink’

WHAT: Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC will be supporting the University of Pittsburgh Men's Hockey Team as they host West Virginia University in the first annual "Pink the Rink" hockey game. All proceeds benefit patient care at Magee-Womens Breast Cancer Program.
WHO: Officials from Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC and the Magee-Womens Research Institute and Foundation will be in attendance.
WHEN: 3 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 21
WHERE: Alpha Ice Complex, 66 Alpha Drive West, Pittsburgh, 15213
WHY: About 12 percent of women in the U.S. will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. This year alone, more than 230,000 new cases of invasive breast cancer and more than 60,000 cases of non-invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed.
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC is recognized as a leader in cancer care in the U.S., and works in partnership with many in the community to spread the word about treatments and research.
Note to Media: To cover the game, contact Jennifer C. Yates at 412-647-9966 or

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