The National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM) was founded in 1985. The aim of the NBCAM has always been to promote early detection and to provide information and support for breast cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones.
Did you know that
• 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime
• Most women diagnosed with breast cancer have no family history
• Physical activity can reduce the risk for breast cancer
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. While most people are aware of breast cancer, many forget to take the steps to detect the disease in its early stages. Visit the link below to set up an early detection plan and find out more about reducing your or a loved one’s risk for this disease.
To learn more visit: nationalbreastcancer.org.