October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In a global effort to raise awareness on breast cancer, October has been designated as the Pink Month. The Pink Month is a month where efforts to educate those concerned about the disease, including early identification and signs and symptoms associated.

The past year has posed a challenge to just about everything, and breast cancer prevention is no exception. And though we saw setbacks in screenings and early detection, we’re rising to the challenge together.

For the past 30 years, National Breast Cancer Foundation has supported women by helping them get access to the education, screening, and support they need. This is our moment to rise up and do even more.

Where might we go if every woman had access to the care and screening she needs? How might the story change if we all gave a little of our time, our resources, our energy? What might the future look like with more education, more screening, more health equity?

How You Can Help

Ready to RISE to the occasion? Here are a handful of ways you can help:

Rally In Screening Everyone
 Make a donation to provide life-saving mammograms to women in need. New this year, choose exactly where your donation goes.
– Take our educational eBook Quiz to find relevant breast health resources.

Rally In Serving Everyone
 Make a donation to support patient navigators who specialize in serving at-risk populations.
 Volunteer to join virtually in Helping Women Now.

Rally In Supporting Everyone
– Spread the word about Breast Cancer Awareness Month on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or LinkedIn.
– Host a virtual fundraiser or Facebook fundraiser benefitting NBCF.
– Leave a hope-filled message on the Wall of Support
 Share the story of how you or a loved one have been affected by breast cancer.
– Proudly wear a pink ribbon during October or year-round.

 

Help support women in need

 

Credit to NationalBreastCancer.org website.

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