October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Here are a couple facts, statistics, and ways we can raise awareness!
Facts & Stats:
-An estimated 2,470 new cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed in men this year (2017).
-An estimated 252,710 new cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed in women this year (2017).
-Risk factors contributing to breast cancer include being unhealthy, smoking, and excessive alcohol intake.
-Death rates g=have decreased due to early detection, treatment advances, and increased awareness.
-Get Checked out! Ask your Doctor about self exams and what to look for.
-Join a 5k or other fun team to promote awareness and togetherness!
-Spread the word! Don’t be afraid to ask the tough questions!
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