October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s a very important time of year and the message deserves center stage. However — many people tune it out. Myself included. It’s very easy to glaze over when the pink ribbons pop out year after year. Saying that though, for anyone going through treatment for cancer, this can be a tough time for them.
We should remember that 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime, but I know that getting a productive person to give up part of her day for screening might require a little more convincing.
Don’t think you’ve got enough time to screen yourself? See how many of the items below you have on your to-do list this week.