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Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2021

During her lifetime, 1 in 8 women (and about 1% of men) will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Baystate Health not only offers specialized breast cancer care and support – we also provide breast health education and conduct important research to advance the fight against this disease. 

Register Now for the Baystate Health Breast Wellness Series

Brought to you as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month by Baystate Health Every Woman

Register for events by clicking the "register" button. We will post each recording here after the event.

10/28: "Timing is Everything" with Dr. Casaubon


10/20: "Keeping Abreast: The Latest Research" with Dr. Makari-Judson

10/21: "Web's Most Searched Questions" with Dr. Friedrich


10/27: "9 Things You Should Know About Your Breasts" with Dr. Mason


Schedule a Mammogram

Many women with breast cancer have no symptoms. This is why regular breast cancer screenings (mammograms) are so important.

Learn how, why, and when to make a mammogram appointment. 

Register for a Free Event

During October 2021, in addition to the Rays of Hope Walk & Run Toward the Cure of Breast Cancer (October 24th), Baystate Health experts will offer free virtual seminars on breast cancer and breast health, including: 

October 20, 6-7 pm: Keeping Abreast: The Latest Breast Cancer Research, with Dr. Grace Makari-Judson. Register Now

October 21, 6-7 pm: The Web's Most-Searched Questions Answered, with Dr. Ann-Kristin U. Friedrich. Register Now.

October 27, 6-7 pm: 9 Things You Should Know About Your Breasts, with Dr. Holly Mason. Register Now.

October 28, 6-7 pm: Timing is Everything for Mammograms, with Dr. Jesse Casaubon. Register Now.

Join a Clinical Trial

Clinical trials can help our patients by making advanced care available to them right in their communities.

People join clinical trials for many reasons, including:

  • To get access to potential new treatments
  • To contribute to research that may help others in the future
  • To help further the advancement of science

Browse Breast Cancer Trials

Breast Health Topics

Know Your Risk

Knowing your risk factors can help you avoid breast cancer.

Learn More
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Share Your Story

Do you have a story to tell about lifesaving breast cancer care?

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