October is breast cancer awareness month, and a great time to rally behind and show your support for the millions of people who have been affected by breast cancer. Here are some great ways you can show your support in New York City this month.
Get Educated on Breast Cancer
Early detection is one of the best ways to protect you and your loved ones. NationalBreastCancer.org has put together a free breast cancer guide to help you learn the basics about breast cancer.
National Mammography Day
National mammography day is held every year on the third Friday of October (October 20 this year) as part of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Early detection is the first line of defense against breast cancer, and mammography saves countless lives each year.
Avon’s Walk to End Breast Cancer
There are tons of community events and organizations you can get involved in this month to show your support. One of those events is the Avon Walk to End Breast Cancer in which participants take a two day, 39.3 mile walk to fight against breast cancer. Find out more at www.Avon39.com