The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network will screen a new movie in Boise Thursday to help raise funds for people who face breast and ovarian cancer.
The movie Decoding Annie Parker stars Helen Hunt and Idaho actor Aaron Paul.
Jennifer Poole with the American Cancer Society says the film is based on real events. “It’s about the journey of research doctor and a breast cancer patient, to determine there is a genetic connection for some woman as to why they get breast cancer and ovarian cancer.”
Saturday marks the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure to fight breast cancer. In Idaho, 117 out of every 100-thousand women will get the disease. It’s a frightening diagnosis. One group works to help the newly diagnosed through the maze of doctors, treatments, and emotions.