(NEW YORK) — This October marks the 25th anniversary of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM).
National public service organizations, government agencies and professional medical associations are united in promoting breast cancer awareness, sharing information on the disease and providing greater access to services during this month and year-round.
This month specifically promotes the awareness of breast cancer issues and to update the public on the medical advancements in treating this disease.
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Brianna Owczarzak and Rachel McCrary, CNN