Why is everyone wearing pink in October? Because it’s National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. And there’s a lot more to be done to raise awareness besides wearing pink. Here are a few ways that you can spread the word on catching breast cancer in the early, more treatable stages:
Download a free breast health guide from nationalbreastcancer.org.
This helpful eBook contains information about various breast cancer screenings, when to perform and schedule screenings, how to prepare for a mammogram, and resources available if you are unable to afford these life-saving screenings.
Make a one-time or ongoing donation.
Sign up with a reputable breast cancer research charitynd schedule a recurring donation. Or consider AmazonSmile, which donates 0.5% of your Amazon purchase to the charity of your choice.
Educate on social.
Take a break from sharing the cute kitten videos and share some life-saving content on social media instead. Even if it only inspires one person to schedule their mammogram, it’s worth a share.
One in eight women are diagnosed with
breast cancer in her lifetime.