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Early Detection is the Best Way to Fight Breast Cancer

What can we, as a community, do to fight breast cancer and bring more awareness to the cause?

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign to equip people with the information and resources they need to spread awareness within their own family and circle of friends. It’s a time dedicated toward helping people understand how prominent breast cancer is and what can be done to help prevent, diagnose, and treat the disease.

In 2016, there are more than 2.8 million women with a history of breast cancer in the U.S. ~Breastcancer.org

Our goal at Hutchinson Health is to encourage self-exams, breast cancer screenings, and mammograms to aid in early detection. Together, we can make progress and lead a strong fight against this disease.

Early detection includes a number of important tasks

Please discuss breast cancer prevention and early detection with your provider. Make annual wellness exams a priority, and schedule your appointment today.

For more breast cancer statistics, visit Breastcancer.org