Friday, October 3, 2014

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Heath Department Stresses Importance of Screening

Bel Air, MD – Everywhere you look during the month of October you see a little more pink than usual. The clothing is pink, the food is pink, household items are pink, even the internet is colored pink! It’s that time of the year when the nation joins together to support a very important cause: breast cancer awareness.  
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women, aside from skin cancer. The Harford County Health Department wants to remind the public about the importance of screenings. Screenings are the best way to detect the disease. They include a clinical breast exam and a mammogram. Read more...

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