October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Below are many online resources for you to learn more about ongoing research, the disease and more.
Learn more about National Breast Cancer Awareness Month at www.nbcam.org.
Learn more about breast cancer treatment in the Upstate at St. Francis' Pearlie Harris Center for Breast Health here.
St. Francis Health System has additional information about breast cancer online here.
Learn more about the Center for Disease Control's program to provide breast cancer screenings and diagnostic services to low-income, uninsured and underinsured women: www.cdc.gov/cancer/nbccedp/screenings.htm.
Learn more about local programs in your area that offer low-cost screenings and how to find out if you qualify: apps.nccd.cdc.gov/dcpc_Programs/default.aspx?NPID=1.
Read more about the mission of Susan G. Komen for the Cure's global breast cancer movement to working to end breast cancer in the U.S. and throughout the world: www.komen.org.
Visit Susan G. Komen for the Cure's South Carolina Mountains to Midlands chapter: www.komenscmm.org.
Visit Susan G. Komen for the Cure's North Carolina Foothills chapter: www.komenncfoothills.org.
Find a Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure where you live: apps.komen.org/raceforthecure/.
The Breast Cancer Research Foundation provides funding for breast cancer research at leading medical centers and increases public awareness about breast health. Visit their website: www.bcrfcure.org.
The American Cancer Society's section on breast cancer includes information on breast cancer, including causes, risk factors, prevention, early detection, diagnosis, staging and treatment. Visit their website: www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer.
Find out more about the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc., whose mission is to save lives through early detection and provide mammograms to those in need. Visit their website: www.nationalbreastcancer.org.