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Pink Ribbon Sunday | Publications.USA.gov

Pink Ribbon Sunday | Publications.USA.gov

October 2012

Free Materials for Mammography Awareness

October is recognized as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In honor of the month, the FDA’s Office of Women’s Health developed the Pink Ribbon Sunday program to help educate women across the nation about breast cancer prevention and awareness.
Pink Ribbon Sunday aims to reduce breast cancer health disparities in communities by empowering leaders of local groups and organizations to develop mammography awareness programs that fit the needs of their community. Mammography is still the best tool to detect breast cancer early. Lack of screening can lead to later diagnosis, later entry into treatment and increased mortality.
Awareness activities include mobile mammography events, local health fairs or “Pink” luncheons to promote the cause.The FDA’s Office of Women’s Health has put together information packets for individuals or organizations to distribute in their communities. The packets include a mammography information card, mammography fact sheet and an official Pink Ribbon Sunday flyer. Order your FREE copies today!

What is the Pink Ribbon Sunday Program?

Mammography screening is the best tool we have to detect breast cancer early. The FDA Office of Women's Health (OWH) and USA.gov supports the Pink Ribbon Sunday program to educate about early detection of breast cancer through mammography.

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