October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we would like to take this opportunity to remind our readers + their loved ones of the importance of prioritizing your personal health. Not sure where to start? We found a few local resources that you may find helpful.
📞 Wisconsin Well Women Program | Those with little or no insurance can sign up for this program via a quick, ten-minute phone call. The WWWP offers many resources including breast exams + mammograms at no cost to you.
🏠 BreastCancer.org | Find step-by-step instructions on how to perform an at-home breast exam on yourself. This can be a simple yet effective way to detect breast cancer early on + increase the chances of successful treatment.
🔎 Madison Women’s Health | This local resource describes signs + symptoms to look out for as well as what to expect with diagnosis and treatment.
Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare providers with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment.