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Within our Walls: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Everyone can name someone that has been affected by breast cancer due to the fact that it affects 1 in 8 women.

According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women. Starting yearly mammograms at age 40 has helped cut breast cancer deaths by more than 40 percent. Seventy-five percent of women who get...

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