Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Sept. 29, 2006
Key dates and resources for emphasizing the importance of mammograms.

2006 marks the 21st anniversary of this month-long event. The goal is to educate women about early detection, diagnosis, and treatment of breast cancer, and the importance of annual mammograms for women over 40. Friday, Oct. 20, is National Mammography Day when women can receive free mammograms in their communities.

For information and materials:

Additional Sources and Information

Early Detection of Breast Cancer Saves Lives

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Board of Sponsors

National Mammography Day