Breast Cancer Survivors, Hoda Kotb, Christina Applegate, Julia Louis-Dreyfus

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This October, it's time to think pink!

Breast Cancer Awareness Month comes around every year in its full pink glory to remind women and men to look out for signs of one of the most common cancers in America.

Currently, there is a 1 in 8 chance that a woman will be diagnosed with breast cancer during her lifetime. Many of these women have come back from their battles stronger than ever and ready to make a difference. In fact, as of 2016, there are more than 3.5 million female breast cancer survivors in the U.S.

Among these are some of our favorite anchors, singers, actresses and comedians in Hollywood.

Today show co-anchor Hoda Kotb previously opened up to E! News about her hopes for future generations regarding the disease.

"My hope is that the doctors and scientists who are working tirelessly keep doing what they do," the breast cancer survivor shared. "So that this generation of kids, you know, they don't have to wear pink all the time. Wouldn't that be great? If it wasn't such a thing."

Here are more inspiring quotes from women who have been empowered by their own journeys to bring awareness and help others through this life-changing battle.

Hoda Kotb, 2018 Emmys, 2018 Emmy Awards, Red Carpet Fashions

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Wanda Sykes, 2019 Creative Arts Emmy Awards

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Giuliana Rancic, 2019 Grammys, 2019 Grammy Awards, Red Carpet Fashions

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Shannen Doherty, Baby2Baby Gala

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Tribeca Film Festival, Christina Applegate

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Rita Wilson, 2015 Tony Awards

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Kylie Minogue, 2019 GQ Men of the Year Awards

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Kathy Bates, 2016 Emmy Awards, Arrivals

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Sheryl Crow, ACM Awards 2014, Christian Siriano

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Women Who Made History in Hollywood

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Olivia Newton-John, 2016 CMA Awards

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