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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Through the month, Breast Cancer Care aims to inform people about breast cancer and teach all women to become breast aware.

Breast Cancer Care has been listening and talking to people about breast cancer for over 30 years. That's why this October the charity is highlighting how important it is for people to get talking about breast awareness and breast cancer. As the risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer increases with age, Breast Cancer Care wants to encourage all women to talk to their mothers and grandmothers openly about breast awareness and their risk of breast cancer.

Over 40,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer in the UK every year. Cases of breast cancer are on the rise but happily, due to earlier diagnosis and improved treatment, more women than ever are surviving breast cancer. Breast Cancer Care is the UK's leading provider of breast cancer information and support.

Through Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Breast Cancer Care aims to inform people about breast cancer and teach all women to become breast aware and follow the 5-point code:

Know what is normal for you Know what changes to look and feel for Look and Feel your breasts for any changes Report any changes to your GP without delay Attend for routine breast screening if you are aged 50 or over


  • Dates01 Oct 2008 - 31 Oct 2008
  • AddressUnited Kingdom

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