Karen Rowe was a healthy, active mother of three, with no risk factors or family history of breast cancer. Like lots of busy women, she was behind on her mammogram, and then felt a lump.
Breast cancer awareness may be stronger than ever, thanks to the popular pink takeover of October. That’s a good thing. Heightened awareness about symptoms can improve rates of early detection, and awareness about risk factors can lead to health and lifestyle choices that may help women stay cancer free.
… to Help Fight Cancer Amidst fall colors of pumpkin orange, goldenrod gold and apple red, October is, of course, the pink month. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness, pink gets plenty of play, via ribbons, billboards, football stadiums, milk cartons and who-knows-what.