October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetimes, according to the American Cancer Society.  However, there are more than 3.8 million breast cancer survivors in the U.S.  For the best odds of survival, early detection and treatment is crucial. 

Find out if you are eligible for free or low cost screening: check National Breast & Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program.    To learn some basic facts about breast cancer, explore Staywell Health Library.  Discover more specialized information about breast health by accessing Santa Clara County Library's electronic resources, such as International Journal of Breast cancer and The Breast Journal

Breast Cancer Awareness

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