October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time set aside to educate and inform about the causes, effects, prevention and treatment of breast cancer. Breast cancer is the second most common type of cancer in American women. 

Mammography is the most sensitive form of breast cancer screening. Mammograms provide an X-ray image of breast tissue, allowing radiologists to detect possible cancerous masses.

Breast self-examination was effective in finding cancer in the early stage. Early detect provides cure for breast cancer.

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