The American Cancer Society reports that breast cancer death rates have been steadily declining, however, and cite the reason as a result of earlier detection and improved medical treatment and options.
The Canterbury Animal Hospital has been open in Delmar for two years and has a staff of four, including Estra, who earned her doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Cornell University. Estra has also been an active volunteer for the past 10 years raising and training guide dogs from puppies for the
Guiding Eyes for the Blind organization.
"One Day, One Cause, One Cure," is the motto of the Lee fundraiser that began in 1996 when Lee employees paid $5 to wear jeans to work one day and donated the money. The company's Web site said the annual event has netted more the $70 million to help fight breast cancer.
For information about the fundraising event, visit www.canterburyvet.com. ""