October 1, 2014

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Dave Covell, RS MPH, Health Comissioner of the Lorain County General Health District, reminds residents of the importance of early detection and screening. Making healthy food choices and exercising regularly also help lower your risk of breast cancer. 

 

Early detection through screening and self-breast exams can save your life. Sign up today for Mercy's breast self-exam reminders:

Mercy Live Pink Breast Self-Exam Reminders Sign Up 

 

For more ways to help lower your risk of breast cancer visit: CDC, Breast Cancer Prevention