Pink Fountain at the State Capital
2, 2013- Don Rooney
water in the fountain at the state Capitol in Harrisburg has turned pink to
mark October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Pennsylvania. Democratic
leader Jay Costa says itís a gesture to raise awareness about breast cancer.
of the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition gathered in front of the Capitol
East Wing fountain to turn the water pink, marking the beginning of October as
Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Pennsylvania. Speakers said awareness and early detection are the keys to beating
breast cancer. Several called attention
to Senate Bill 358, a proposal that would require patients to receive vital
breast density information in their mammography report. The senate unanimously
approved the bill in June. The House is scheduled to vote on the bill shortly.