Breast Cancer Awareness Month Is Officially Underway

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and you know what that means! Even more talk about bobbies!!

Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM) (also referred to in America as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM)) is an annual international health campaign organized by major breast cancer charities every October to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure. The campaign also offers information and support to those affected by breast cancer.

NBCAM was founded in 1985…The aim of the NBCAM from the start has been to promote mammography as the most effective weapon in the fight against breast cancer.

Kick-Off Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Clinique – Accidental Sexiness

Jennifer Aniston And ‘FIVE’ Team Up With Ford Warriors In Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Daily Stab

Chevrolet Allows Customers To Donate Rebates To Breast Cancer – Huffington Post

In 1993 Evelyn Lauder, Senior Corporate Vice President of the Estée Lauder Companies founded The Breast Cancer Research Foundation and established the pink ribbon as its symbol, though this was not the first time the ribbon was used to symbolize breast cancer. In the fall of 1991, the Susan G. Komen Foundation had handed out pink ribbons to participants in its New York City race for breast cancer survivors.

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National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc

Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Breast Cancer Awareness

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The Pink Ribbon Shop

The Breast Cancer Site

Side Note: I was not asked and/or paid to mention any of the above links. I cannot vouch for them; they simply came up on my Google results.

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