Breast Cancer Awareness Month is the annual national campaign to increase the awareness of breast cancer. Also called NBCAM, October is the month were women, men, public service organizations, professional medical associations and government agencies work together to promote breast cancer awareness all over Michigan and the Nation.
Early detection is imperative, 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. Individuals who detect this disease early in the localized stage, the 5-year survival rate is 98%. Said by the ‘National Cancer Institute’. Westland and Livonia Medical offices are actively participating in your early detection and mammography testing for your breast health.
Our Westland Michigan Medical clinic and Livonia Medical clinic both offer mammography exam also called a mammogram. Both are low-cost screening locations call our office closest to you to schedule your mammogram and take these preventative early detection breast cancer awareness steps. One of the best ways to detect breast cancer early is to plan and practice these steps;
1. Self-breast exam
Breast cancer effects millions of women, families and even men, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month raises awareness and is a type of health advocacy to give knowledge and services to individuals and families. Millennium Medical Group in Westland and Livonia Michigan provides and encourages health care to families, communities and the public. Let us inform and help you this October and any time to early detect, diagnose and find treatment for breast cancer.