(Apple Valley)–During October we have observed Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which for 25 years has dramatically increased breast cancer awareness, education and empowerment. At the Lewis Center for Educational research in Apple Valley, CA, we know first hand the challenges of dealing with this horrible disease, We Work hard each day to instill a love for math and science in our students, so that one day some of them may contribute to important scientific discoveries that will help rid of the world of breast cancer and many other deadly diseases. Each year, More progress is being made, and more women and men with breast cancer are not only surviving, but thriving. Like a mighty Oak Tree, their strength inspires us all. We salute all those who are fighting against breast cancer, as well as those who are leading the search for a cure. We look forward to the day when the fight is won and breast cancer is eliminated from the face of the earth.