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Take Challenge - Pink Ribbon Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Take Challenge - Pink Ribbon Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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October is the breast cancer awareness month. NBFC is organizing the annual event known as the Pink ribbon challenge to raise funds for the women who cannot afford for a mammograph test and also create awareness about breast cancer.
October is the breast cancer awareness month. NBFC is organizing the annual event known as the Pink ribbon challenge to raise funds for the women who cannot afford for a mammograph test and also create awareness about breast cancer.

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Take Challenge - Pink Ribbon Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The cancer originating from the breast tissue commonly from the inner lining of milk ducts or the lobules that supply the ducts with milk is known as breast cancer. There are different types of treatments for breast cancer such as radiation, chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, drugs, and surgery. Health information suggests that the most usual type of cancer after skin cancer to have affected a majority of women is Breast Cancer. The dreadful effects of this disease can be reduced through early detection, regular medical check-ups, and mammography. It would help in early detection of the cancer and help to save the lives of the women. The survival rates of breast cancer depend on the type of cancer and its stage. Pink ribbon was selected as the symbol of breast cancer and its awareness all over the world because it signifies health and feminity. NBFC (National Breast Care Foundation) has hosted the annual event known as the pink ribbon challenge. It happens in the month of October every year during the breast cancer awareness month. The main aim of this event is to raise funds for the undeserved women for free mammograms, medical help, and save their lives with early detection. This program is a combined effort of radio listeners, radio stations, syndicated programs, and top name music celebrities. There are many online events planned basically to promote awareness and to promote the fight against the disease. The fund raising activity for this event is different from all the other fund raising activities. In order to participate and take up the pink ribbon challenge, the listener participant has to first visit the website of the radio station every day during the month of October. Then, they have to click on the Pink ribbon banner.

Once you have clicked on the pink ribbon, it opens up another link of ‘the breast cancer site’. There, you will find an option of ‘fund free mammograms.’ You have to click on the button and this would translate into the monetary contribution by the sponsors of the corporate industry. Other funds are raised from the donations which come from the Breast cancer site’s gift section. This section allows the visitor of the site to make the necessary contribution from the sale of products from the site. Thus, it provides you an option of making your own choice to work for the cause of breast cancer patients. The funds collected as a result of the above mentioned activities are distributed by the NBFC to the mobile mammography units, clinics, and hospitals. The mission of NBFC is to save lives and create awareness about the breast cancer. This mission is fulfilled by the organization by implementing various initiatives such as providing education, free medical help, and mammograms for all the people who are in need of it. You can also make your contribution by taking up the Pink ribbon challenge. This would help you to make your valuable contribution to the cause of breast cancer patients and also support the organization. You can also spread the message about the pink ribbon challenge to all your acquaintances.

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