Happy October! This month we recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Liver Cancer Awareness Month. Learn more about prevention and how you can get involved and show your support for these important awareness events through the valuable resources below.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
This month aims to raise awareness about the impacts of breast cancer as well as provide education about prevention [i]. Learn more about breast cancer prevention below:
- Know the signs and symptoms. Learn more about breast cancer symptoms from the CDC here [i].
- Find the right resources for you. Take this eBook Quiz from the National Breast Cancer Foundation to find the latest information on topics such as mammograms, nutrition and more [ii].
- Do you know when to get screened? Click here to learn more about the breast cancer screening guidelines from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center [iii].
Liver Cancer Awareness Month
This yearly advocacy event aims to increase early detection and awareness of liver cancer [iv]. This month, learn more about liver cancer prevention and detection to help educate yourself and others.
- Click here to learn about the signs and symptoms of liver cancer from the American Cancer Society [v].
- Know your risk factors. Click here to learn more about the risk factors for liver cancer from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center [vi].
- Read this resource from the American Cancer Society for more information on liver cancer prevention [vii].
Read more about Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Liver Cancer Awareness Month here.
[i] What are the Signs and Symptoms of Breast Cancer? Retrieved from: https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/breast/basic_info/symptoms.htm
[ii] Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Retrieved from: https://www.nationalbreastcancer.org/breast-cancer-awareness-month
[iii] Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines. Retrieved from: https://www.mskcc.org/cancer-care/types/breast/mammograms-breast-exams/screening-guidelines-breast
[iv] Liver Cancer Awareness Month. Retrieved from: https://liverfoundation.org/liver-cancer-awareness-month/
[v] Signs and Symptoms of Liver Cancer. Retrieved from: https://www.cancer.org/cancer/liver-cancer/detection-diagnosis-staging/signs-symptoms.html
[vi] Liver Cancer Prevention and Risk Factors. Retrieved from: https://www.mskcc.org/cancer-care/types/liver/risk-factors-prevention
[vii] Can Liver Cancer Be Prevented? Retrieved from: https://www.cancer.org/cancer/liver-cancer/causes-risks-prevention/prevention.html