Think Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness
Think Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Did You Know?
One in eight women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer within their lifetime; it could be your mother, sister, grandmother, wife or friend.
That’s why throughout Breast Cancer Awareness month Rock 94.7 is asking you to Think Pink to bring added awareness and support to the importance of education, prevention, detection, treatment and the celebration of survivors.
8 Warning Signs of Breast Cancer
- Lump or hard knot inside the breast or thickening inside the breast or underarm area
- Swelling, warmth, redness or darkening of the breast
- Change in the size or shape of the breast
- Dimpling or puckering of the skin
- Itchy, scaly sore or rash on the nipple
- Pulling in of your nipple or other parts of the breast
- Nipple discharge that starts suddenly
- New pain in one spot that does not go away
Get Checked! Mammogram Info
The United States Preventitive Service Task Force recommends:
- Women ages 50 to 74 years should get a mammogram every 2 years
- Women younger than age 50 should talk to a doctor about when to start and how often to have a mammogram
Breast Cancer Resources
Susan G. Komen Wisconsin annually funds local projects to help meet the most critical needs of the community, including projects that provide vitally needed breast cancer screening, diagnostic and treatment services and support, including patient navigation, education, medical supplies and financial assistance.