Chances are, you’ve seen this pink ribbon before. That’s because this pink ribbon has become the symbol of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, held annually in October. This ribbon has become an international sign of unity, courage and commitment for women and men throughout the United States and the world.
Every woman of average risk should have an annual mammography screening starting at age 40. This month, encourage the women in your life to schedule their annual mammography screening. Their health may depend on it.