Raise Awareness

About Breast Cancer Awareness Month

CREATED Sep. 26, 2012

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For more than 25 years, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month has has rallied to educate women and men against breast cancer through education and healthcare access. By partnering with various organizations, government agencies and medical professionals, National Breast Care Awareness Month (NBCAM) hopes to reduce the rate of a disease that effects nearly one in eight women every year.

"NBCAM recognizes that, although many great strides have been made in breast cancer awareness and treatment, there remains much to be accomplished," they said on their website. "Today, we remain dedicated to educating and empowering women to take charge of their own breast health."

For information on finding a low-cost screening location near you, click here.

To visit the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month store, click here. And for the Kohl's Cares product line, click here.

The following is a list of organizations that collaborate with National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with links to their website. Please visit them for more information on breast health, prevention, treatments, support and how you can be involved in the fight against breast cancer.

American Cancer Society (ACS)
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
American College of Radiology (ACR)
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
The American Medical Women's Association (AMWA)
AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation
CancerCare
Men Against Breast Cancer (MABC)
National Medical Association (NMA)
The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS)
Prevent Cancer Foundation
Susan G. Komen for the Cure®
Y-ME (formerly known as Breast Cancer Network of Strength®)

Additional resources are also available at:

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
National Cancer Institute (NCI)