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Tagged ‘Breast Cancer Awareness Month’

6 things you can do now to reduce your breast cancer risk

October has arrived! As temperatures decrease and fall foliage emerges, you’ll start seeing the fall colors taking over social media and wardrobes everywhere. But there is one color you simply won’t be able to avoid this month, and for good reason—pink. Breast cancer awareness month is here, and people everywhere will be sporting pink in […]

Breast cancer awareness from Shreveport to the South Pacific

When October comes around, I think we can all agree that the world around us turns pink—but the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s community grant recipients work year-round to increase breast health education and breast cancer screening. From providing mammograms to women across Nevada to hosting innovative educational sessions in Louisiana and spreading awareness in American Samoa, […]

ICYMI: October 23, 2015

Feature Story Biden’s Bid for a Legacy: A Moon Shot for Cancer WEDNESDAY, October 21, 2015 (The Atlantic) — For Joe Biden and his inner circle, it always seemed that the crowning achievement of his long, successful political career would be the presidency. As a senator from Delaware, Biden got close—he ran for the Democratic […]

Working at the Community Level to Prevent Breast Cancer

It’s the pink-est time of the year! October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and our community grant awardees are helping diverse communities across the country increase breast health awareness and cancer screening. About 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime, it is critical we break down women’s barriers to screening and […]

ICYMI: October 16, 2015

Feature Story Steelers RB DeAngelo Williams will pay for 53 women’s mammograms TUESDAY, October 13, 2015 (Sports Illustrated) — The NFL won’t let DeAngelo Williams show how much he cares about breast cancer, so he’s doing it himself. Williams lost his mother to breast cancer in 2014 and wanted to honor her by wearing pink accessories […]