Brett Bauman: Meet A Real Man Who Wears Pink

Did you know that NewOrleansLocal’s very own Brett Bauman is a real man who wears pink?

Brett Bauman is one of the 30 New Orleans men who will fight breast cancer with the American Cancer Society through participation in the Real Men Wear Pink campaign. Brett along with the other Real Men Wear Pink contestants encourage you to take action in the fight against breast cancer throughout the fall and especially during Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October through fundraisers.  Each Real Men Wear Pink participant accepts a fundraising challenge and will compete to be the top fundraiser among his peers by the end of the campaign. The funds raised will help save lives from breast cancer through early detection and prevention, innovative breast cancer research, and patient support.

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Why Brett Got Involved

“Cancer is a battle that everyone has encountered in life – a friend, family member or even personally – and I am no different. I have had friends and family who have fought battles against cancer and won, and I also know many who have lost,” Brett Bauman CEO of Planetguide and

Born and Raised in New Orleans…Brett is the President and CEO of which is an interactive multimedia firm that utilizes the technologies of the 21st Century to make it one of Louisiana’s leading online marketing firms. Brett studied Marine Biology at Nicoll’s State University and then finished his education at the University of New Orleans in Marketing, where he founded Planetguide as a class project. Because Brett strongly believes in his home town of New Orleans, he has donated a lot of his time to many charitable organizations some of which include the Sean Payton’s Play it Forward Foundation, Key to the Cure, Shots for Tots, SPCA, Ballet Association, Cancer Crusaders, Opera Association, Raintree Children’s Services, St. Elizabeth’s, and the Young Professional’s Society. When Brett is not working with clients or charities, he enjoys some exciting hobbies that include Spear Fishing, Boating, Scuba Diving, and Motorcycling. Brett’s life was completed when he married his wife, Cheryl, and his greatest accomplishment is his 6 year old daughter, Darcy.

The Numbers are staggering

According to the American Cancer Society Cancer Facts & Figures 2018, an estimated 266,120 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer, and an estimated 40,920 will die from the disease this year. In Louisiana, 3,570 women will be diagnosed this year, and 610 will die from the disease. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women, and it is the most common cancer diagnosed in women other than skin cancer.

About the American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society is a global grassroots force of nearly 2 million volunteers dedicated to saving lives, celebrating lives, and leading the fight for a world without cancer. From breakthrough research, to free lodging near treatment, a 24/7/365 live helpline, free rides to treatment, and convening powerful activists to create awareness and impact, the American Cancer Society is attacking cancer from every angle. Visit for more information.

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