Breast Cancer Awareness Month: How You Can Get Involved

 In Cancer Prevention, Cancer Support, Cancer Symptoms, Cancer Treatment, Patient Experiences

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. We honor those at every step of the breast cancer journey by sharing their stories and continuing our commitment to helping those affected by breast cancer.

Increasing awareness through education is just one of the ways you can help. Read our blog to get the facts of breast cancer. We ask that you share with your friends and family the importance of early detection through regular mammograms and self-checks. 

READ: Raising Awareness: Breast Cancer Facts, Prevention & Treatment

Sharing personal stories about how breast cancer has affected you or someone you love is another way to encourage others facing a diagnosis. Here, we share the story of breast cancer survivor Paris Lynch, and how she strived to remain positive throughout her breast cancer diagnosis and treatment.

READ: Breast Cancer Survivor Paris Lynch Shares Her Story and Her Positive Outlook on Life

You can also get involved in raising funds for life-saving breast cancer research and life-changing support right in your town. Check out these events for this year’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month in the Triangle.

READ: Breast Cancer Awareness Month Triangle Events

If you or a loved one is facing breast cancer, it is important to know that help is out there during this difficult time. Financial support resources can help ease the burden of healthcare costs so you can focus on your treatment and recovery. 

READ: Financial and Support Resources for Cancer Patients in the Triangle

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