Local Montana Cancer Screening Program Promotes "Breast Cancer Awareness Month" and "Mammogram Awareness day"
October 9, 2019
Did you know that most women who develop breast cancer have no family history of the disease?
The majority of women with breast cancer have no known risk factors. Being a woman is the single greatest risk for developing this deadly disease and the risk gets higher as women age.
October is “National Breast Cancer Awareness Month”, and specifically October 19 is “National Mammogram Awareness Day”. Breast Cancer Awareness Month began in 1985 when former first lady Betty Ford and her daughter, Susan Ford Bales, launched a weeklong campaign to educate the public about breast cancer. Be...