October Healthy Living: Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Early Detection

September 30, 2019

Plus3's monthly health tips bring you deeper insights into a particular health topic so you can continue to grow and lead your healthiest, best self.


October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month. According to the American Cancer Society breast cancer death rates declined 40% from 1989 to 2016 among women. The progress is attributed to improvements in early detection. Below, we provide a few resources on Breast Cancer as well as the importance of annual check-ins with your medical professional.



→ Breast Cancer Awareness Month: National Breast Cancer Foundation

→ Early Detection & Diagnosis: American Cancer Society

→ Healthy Living - Checkups: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention



7 talks with insights on breast cancer


Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women worldwide. Listen as cancer researchers, doctors, technologists and, oh, a dancer, share their perspectives — and learnings — on this disease.


→ Watch at ted.com


Why your annual check-up is still important to your health

Harvard Women's Health Watch, Harvard Medical School

Although health experts are giving us fewer reasons to see the doctor every year, there are many benefits to doing so. The annual visit helps to sustain your relationship with your clinician and personalize your health care.


→ Reader at health.harvard.edu



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