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Survivorship Table: October 2021

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:

  1. Know the signs and symptoms. Learn more about breast cancer symptoms from the CDC here [i].
  2. 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].
  3. 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.

  1. Click here to learn about the signs and symptoms of liver cancer from the American Cancer Society [v].
  2. Know your risk factors. Click here to learn more about the risk factors for liver cancer from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center [vi].
  3. 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

Isabelle Colbert Corgel, RD, CDN

Isabelle is a registered dietitian with a Bachelor’s of Science in Global Public Health and Nutrition from New York University. Isabelle has been a part of the Savor Health team for 4 years beginning as an intern during her sophomore year at NYU and now works as a contributing writer. After her undergraduate degree, she completed her dietetic internship at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital with a focus in medical nutrition therapy where she gained clinical experience in oncology. Following her dietetic internship, Isabelle completed a 6-month nutrition fellowship in Employee Health and Wellbeing at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Isabelle now helps to manage nutrition and health programs at a food bank in upstate New York. Isabelle is passionate about community nutrition and health as well as holistic wellness.

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