A woman who gets regular gynecological (“well woman”) exams will likely respond with “once a year”. And while that is better than never, it’s not nearly often enough. Did you know that more frequent check-ups make it possible to detect breast cancer in its earliest stage, when it can usually be successfully treated?
Countless organizations worldwide work to raise awareness among women in particular. The pink ribbon is recognized around the globe and seems to pop up everywhere during the month of October. That’s because October is breast cancer awareness month, when many organizations around the world run campaigns focused on breast cancer prevention and education.