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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month


Breast Cancer Awareness RibbonWhat is the best early warning system for Breast Cancer? A mammogram every year, for every woman age 40 and older.

Thanks to advances in treatment and early detection, breast cancer death rates are falling – but the disease is still a major cause of death of American women. So if you're a woman age 40 and up, it's no time to skip your yearly mammogram, which can find cancer early when treatments are most successful. As Breast Cancer Awareness Month begins, learn more...

Source: American Cancer Society