Think Pink! How to Lower Your Risk for Breast Cancer

breast cancer awareness month

With most nurses being female, it’s important to know the facts behind one of the top killers of women in the country: breast cancer. After all, October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, with October 17 designated as National Mammography Day.

According to the American Cancer Society, 232,670 women are estimated to be diagnosed with breast cancer for 2014, and about 40,000 will die from the disease this year. It’s still the second leading cause of cancer death for females, after lung cancer.

READ MORE  about Breast Cancer Simple Screening Guidelines HERE:

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About International Nurses Association

The International Nurses Association was founded on the idea that professional achievement is deserving of recognition, exposure and reward. As a meeting place for the top minds in nursing, INA offers unlimited opportunities to further your success and embrace your role as a vital member of the medical community. INA is the fastest growing network of nurses from around the globe and takes pride in delivering its members the platform and competitive edge needed to survive in this ever-changing and complex environment. Visit
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