9 Signs of Breast Cancer are being shared on Twitter

Raising Awareness to Save Lives! Share these Signs!

October 2, 2020
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but every month there should be awareness.  Breast Cancer knows no boundaries with race, age or even gender.  It's important to keep raising awareness to save lives.

According to the American Cancer Society, about 1 in 8 women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer. Invasive meaning the potential to spread and cause harm, and in the case of breast cancer it can spread to the lymph nodes and other areas of the body. With more than 3.5 million American women having a history of breast cancer at the start of 2020, and estimated that more than 276, 000 new cases are expected to be diagnosed, early detection is extremely important. 

The good news is when breast cancer is detected early in a localized stage, the 5-year relative survival rate is 99%. Do regular self exams at home every month. Having regular checkups and screening tests / mammograms can be lifesaving. Don't let the COVID-19 Pandemic stop you from getting your yearly checkup / screening. It's important to talk with your doctor / healthcare professional to schedule / reschedule them. More here.

Medical News Today has released a guide to 9 of the most common signs of breast cancer. It's blowing up on social media. Trending on Twitter. Keep sharing with others to continue raising awareness to Save Lives!

Mix 94.7 and our sister stations with Entercom Austin are big supporters of keeping the awareness going with GO PINK ATX!  We've had a lot of Think Pink Help with many wonderful ATX area businesses and organizations such as the kindhearted folks of the Breast Cancer Resource Center of Texas. BCRC ensures that no one faces breast cancer alone. Their mission is to support and improve the lives of those touched by breast cancer.