Breast cancer is a contentious issue which would get the deserved attention in the month of October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month would be celebrated. With millions of women getting affected with the cancer, targeted steps would be required to make in the direction that could help managing the disease.
In order to do their part in the noble cause, the University of Texas Medical Branch would be organizing events and programs to stimulate awareness for the same.
It has been confirmed that screening mammograms for uninsured women at minimal cost or no cost would be done. If the director of the UTMB Breast Imaging Department, Dr. Morton Leonard Jr., is to be heard, a significant difference could be drawn by conducting screening mammograms on year-to-year basis.
It has been known that earlier, the name of breast cancer was something which rarely anybody would have heard, but now, the level of awareness has escalated but still there is a lot to be done before the scar is completely dealt with.
Started in 1985, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is being seen as a hope to millions of patients across the world who would be able to get access to the best possible services within their reach.