October: National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer can be a frightening topic, but it’s important to know the facts so you can be proactive about your health!

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month. Be sure to educate your family, friends, coworkers and others you may cherish about breast cancer so they have the opportunity to prevent or detect it early. According to the National Cancer Institute, 1 in 8 women will contract breast cancer in their lifetime. It’s a reality for a lot of women, so it shouldn’t be treated as a bad word. One of the easiest ways to keep your breasts in check is to do a breast self exam. Here is a great resource to figure out how to properly do a breast self exam! http://www.nationalbreastcancer.org/breast-self-exam