October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
The month of October brings breast cancer into focus, it’s time to increase public understanding of the disease, raise awareness of screening and prevention, new treatment options, and resources that offer updated breast cancer information throughout the year.
The American Cancer Society estimates that over 210,000 individuals will be diagnosed with breast cancer in the United States during 2020, with approximately 2,000 new cases expected in men. After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in women.(1)
Screening, Early Detection and Prevention
- Update on Mammography Screening Guidelines
- Why Breast Density Matters
- Low-Fat Diet Significantly Reduced Risk of Death After Breast Cancer
- 3D Mammography Improves Detection
Treatment & Management
- What Should You Know About a Breast Biopsy?
- Newly Diagnosed - Tips From an Expert
- Breast Cancer Treatment - An Overview
- Know the Facts About Breast Cancer Reconstruction
- Did You Know Acupuncture Plays a Role in the Management of Breast Cancer?
- Fertility After Breast Cancer Treatment?
Survivorship & Some of Our Favorite Survivor Stories
- Low Fat Diet Improves Outcomes
- Restoring Your Body After Breast Cancer
- Pilates for Breast Cancer Survivors
- I Wore Lipstick to My Mastectomy
- Survivorship 101 - Breast Cancer Survivors Share Their Stories
- Living Beyond Breast Cancer
American Cancer Society. Cancer Facts and Figures 2017. Available here. (Accessed September 2018).