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Breast Cancer Awareness Month #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth #GoPink

Every year, thousands of women are diagnosed with breast cancer. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Take some time this month to educate yourself

via healthfinder.org

Breast cancer is one of the most common kinds of cancer in women. About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point.

The good news is that most women can survive breast cancer if it’s found and treated early. A mammogram – the screening test for breast cancer – can help find breast cancer early when it’s easier to treat.

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a chance to raise awareness about the importance of finding breast cancer early. Make a difference! Spread the word about mammograms, and encourage communities, organizations, families, and individuals to get involved.

Learn more! Other good resources can be found at Wear It Pink, the Centers for Disease Control, the American Cancer Society and the National Breast Cancer Foundation

Osmosis also does a great job of explaining the function of breasts and some causes of the diseases.

Join in and help spread awareness on social media with #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth and #GoPink.


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