Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Updated: Nov 13, 2021
BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! This month is dedicated to creating awareness of the disease and the preventative measures that women (and men) should take.
Did you know thatBreast Cancer can be linked to having a BRCA gene mutation?
BREAST CANCER FACTS
How it starts:
Breast Cancer begins when cells within the breast begin growing rapidly and out of control.
Who can get breast cancer?
Both women and men can get breast cancer, but it is more common in women.
How can Breast Cancer be detected?
Breast Cancer can be detected through a breast examination where a lump can be found or through a mammogram.
FACT or MYTH?
Men can develop breast cancer.
Having a family history of breast cancer
If you have had breast cancer before
Early detection save lives
Did you know that women below the age of 40 can develop breast cancer?
Do self-examinations at home to check for any changes or abnormalities
Get regular breast cancer screenings with your doctor
Maintain a healthy diet
Speak to your doctor about preventative surgery if you are high risk
To Schedule Your Mammogram
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Stay tuned for more information about Women's Health from the Caedel Medical East Atlanta Team!
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