Breast cancer is unfortunately an issue that hits too close to home for many of us. The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion is helping to raise awareness about the importance of detecting breast cancer early. Please visit healthfinder.gov/NHO/OctoberToolkit for tips and information on how you can help spread the word about the importance early detection with our families and the community.
Also the National Cancer Institute has a number of informative resources available about breast cancer prevention, screening, treatment, statistics, research, clinical trials, and more.
Breast Cancer—Patient Version
Our SEPA community also has several projects focused on cancer related genetic literacy and education.
Genes, the Environment and Me
Learn Genetics: Gene Therapy