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Colleges Against Cancer:

BREAST CANCER
AWARENESS MONTH
women will be diagnosed with breast cancer by the end of 2013.

These do NOT cause breast cancer:


-CAFFEINE -CELL PHONES -DEODORANT -MICROWAVES -CONTACT WITH SOMEONE WHO HAS CANCER

WHAT CAN I DO?


DRINK LESS ALCOHOL EXERCISE (15 hrs a week can lower risk by 30%) KNOW THE SIGNS AND TELL YOUR DOCTOR CREATE A PREVENTION AND TREATMENT PLAN SCHEDULE AN ANNUAL MAMMOGRAM Every 13 minutes, a woman in the United States loses her life to breast cancer. This month, the American Cancer Society is dedicated to changing this statistic and increasing breast cancer awareness. Clemson University, being a part of the Colleges Against Cancer and Relay for Life, wants you to be informed. Our goal is to see a world without cancer, but only with the dedication and fundraising efforts of others can this be accomplished. More than 2.8 million women in America have survived breast cancer thanks to advances in technology and information about cancer. Take a stand against this disease and make a donation today. To make a contribution or learn more, visit: http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR?pg=entry&fr_id=60039

Sources: American Cancer Society Breast Cancer Facts and Figures: http://www.cancer.org/research/cancerfactsstatistics/breast-cancer-facts-figures Breast Cancer: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/breast-cancer/DS00328 National Breast Cancer Foundation: http://www.nationalbreastcancer.org National Cancer Institute: http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/breast