October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

Know the Facts:

  • Breast cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the breast.
  • Breast cancer is the second most common type of cancer in American women.
  • Regular breast check-ups are the best ways to detect breast cancer early. Early detection provides you with an increased chance of recovery and a wider range of treatment options.

Learn More:

Learn more about breast check-up information from Vanderbilt Breast Center.

View the American Cancer Society Guidelines for Early Detection of Breast Cancer.

Vanderbilt Breast Center

Breast Cancer (National Cancer Institute)

National Breast Cancer Foundation

American Cancer Society: Making Strides Against Breast Cancer