May Cancer Awareness Events

by GregP_WN

May is a busy month for several areas of cancer awareness. These types of cancer are being highlighted in May:

Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month

Skin Cancer Awareness Month

From SkinCancerAwareness.Org With 3.5 million cases in over two million people diagnosed annually, skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. Fortunately, skin cancer is also one of the most preventable forms of cancer. May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and The Skin Cancer Foundation would like to take this opportunity to recommend the following prevention guidelines: Click Here For Complete Guidelines

Brain Tumor Awareness Month

Brain Awareness Logo

From the American Brain Tumor Association

A brain tumor diagnosis often comes out of nowhere, and when someone hears the words, "it’s a brain tumor" they’re in shock and don’t know where to turn for information. For more information on Brain Tumor Awareness Month and how you can get involved check out their site here>> Brain Tumor Awareness Month: Be Inspired and Participate

World No Tobacco Day (May 31)

No Tobbaco Day

From the CDC: CDC Celebrates World No Tobacco Day

World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) is an annual awareness day celebrated around the globe that:

Draws worldwide attention to the tobacco epidemic
Highlights the need for effective policies to reduce tobacco use
World No Tobacco Day is celebrated each year on May 31 and is sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO).

National Women's Health Week (May 10–16)

Womens Health Week

From Womens Health.Gov It’s never too early or late to work toward being your healthiest you! This National Women’s Health Week, we want to help you take control of your health. Take the first step! Join the National Women’s Health Week celebration and learn what you can do to lead a healthier life at any age. For more information about events and how you can start to improve your health, take a look at their website here >> National Womens Health Week

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