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October: Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2021

by Public Health Update

October is observed as a Breast Cancer Awareness Month to raise awareness about breast cancer and support women to reduce their breast cancer risks, be screened and seek medical attention, if a suspicious lump is detected. It is an annual campaign to raise awareness about the impact of breast cancer.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This is an annual campaign to increase awareness on Breast Cancer. Breast Cancer Awareness Month aims to raise awareness on cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure of the breast cancer. It helps to increase attention and support for the awareness, early detection and treatment as well as palliative care of this disease.

Key message

  • Cancer is a leading cause of premature death in every country in the world.
  • Breast cancer accounts for almost a quarter of new cancer cases among women.
  • Early detection in order to improve breast cancer outcome and survival remains the cornerstone of breast cancer control.
  • Breast cancer is the top cancer in women worldwide and is increasing particularly in developing countries where the majority of cases are diagnosed in late stages.

Source of Info: The Cancer Atlas, CDC and WHO

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Krishmita Thapa Basnet October 3, 2021 - 11:59 pm

That’s awesome to alert to our luv one ! We are glad to learn this pattern. Huge thankful ?? giving this information ?????

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