So what is Breast Cancer awareness month?
According to Health Canada, breast cancer is the third most common cancer in Canada and the primary cancer affecting women in the country. The federal health organization says that one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime, with 83 per cent of those cases occurring in women aged 50 plus.
October 1 marks the start of Breast Cancer Awareness Month to raise awareness about the disease. Here is some research from the past year indicating that certain lifestyle changes can help reduce your risk of breast cancer.
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