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1 October, 2020 (All day) to 31 October, 2020 (All day)

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The Wellhub Team

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease.

 

2020 has been a powerful reminder that we are all in this together, and our choices and actions have the power to protect the most vulnerable among us in a big way. The same holds true when it comes to breast cancer

1 in 10 women in Northern Ireland will get breast cancer in their lifetime

Around 1,450 women in Northern Ireland are diagnosed with breast cancer every year – approximately 80% of these are over the age of 50. But it can happen to both younger women and a small number of men.

Over the last ten years the number of breast cancers cases diagnosed has increased by 25% (from 1,182 in 2008 to 1,455 in 2018).

So, whatever your age or sex, being breast aware – knowing what is normal for you – makes sense.

Please follow the link to read more

Be Breast Cancer Aware