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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an annual international health campaign organized by major breast cancer charities every October to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure. The campaign also offers information and support to those affected by breast cancer.

Sprague Library also offers many resources on breast cancer.

Here is a sample of just a few:

Books:

Breast Cancer by Lizabeth Hardman. (2010 – ebook)

Explores breast cancer in detail, covering its causes and effects, treatments, prevention, and medical advances.

Breast cancer survivorship : consequences of early breast cancer and its treatment, edited by Alistair Ring & Marina Parton (2016 – ebook)

Journals:

Advances in breast cancer.

Breast Cancer: Basic & Clinical Research

Video:

1 a minute : what will you do? (DVD)

Follow a woman’s journey through cancer with a focus on breast cancer, the most frequently diagnosed cancer in women worldwide. At each stage of her journey, celebrity women, who are survivors or affected closely by cancer, jump in and recount their experiences.