Breast Health Awareness Month

October Breast Cancer Awareness Social Media Prompts 

Spread awareness about breast cancer and support breast health by sharing these messages on your social media platforms!

  • It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month! When breast cancer is detected early and is in the localized stage, the 5-year relative survival rate is 100%. Be prepared by creating an early detection plan. http://www.earlydetectionplan.org/ #breastcancerawareness #BringYourBrave (CDC’s hashtag)
  • 1 out of 8 U.S. women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime. Learn more about breast cancer and ways to prevent it http://www.nationalbreastcancer.org/ #breastcancerawareness #BringYourBrave

  • It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Not sure where to go for mammograms? Find a mammogram facility near you: http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cdrh/cfdocs/cfMQSA/mqsa.cfm
  • Worried about cost? Mammograms are covered for women over age 40 under the health care reform law. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2bUZl11 #breastcancerawarness #BringYourBrave

  • Most breast cancers are found in women 50+, but about 11% of all new cases in the U.S. are in women younger than 45. Learn more at http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/breast/young_women/index.htm #breastcancerawareness #BringYourBrave
  • While you cannot prevent cancer, the following habits can help reduce risk: Maintain a healthy weight, stay physically active, eat fruits and vegetables, don’t smoke, and limit alcohol consumption. http://www.nationalbreastcancer.org/healthy-habits #breastcancerawareness #BringYourBrave
  • @Humboldt Independent Practice Association‘s Shared Decision Making program offers free help to patients exploring their options for DCIS treatment and early stage breast cancer. They provide patients with accurate and easy to understand educational materials and personal coaching so that patients and their providers can choose the option that is best for them. http://www.humboldtipa.com/sdm.php #breastcancerawareness #BringYourBrave
  • Facebook pages that support Breast Cancer Awareness:
  • @breastandgynhealthproject
  • @breastcancerawarenessmonth
  • @nationalbreastcancer
  • @SusanGKomen