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Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2022

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Every year in October, there is an annual campaign to raise awareness about the impact of breast cancer and the importance of breast cancer screening. 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. 

2022 Baystate Health Breast Wellness Series

Brought to you during Breast Cancer Awareness Month by Baystate Health Every Woman

October 20, 6-7 pm

What does breast cancer look like and feel like? Learn what to watch out for. 

October 6, 6-7 pm

Genetic testing can be used to find out if you are at risk for breast cancer.

October 3 with Dr. Jesse Casaubon

Most breast lumps are not cancer. When should you worry?

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 2022, in addition to the Rays of Hope Walk & Run Toward the Cure of Breast Cancer (October 23rd), Baystate Health experts will offer free virtual seminars on breast cancer and breast health, including: 

October 3rd: When to Worry About Breast Lumps, with Dr. Jesse CasaubonRegister now. 

October 6th: Genetic Testing for Hereditary Breast Cancer Risk, with Alexandra Richards. Register now. 

October 20th: The Signs of Breast Cancer, with Dr. Ann Friedrich. 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
breast cancer risk factors infographic

Share Your Story

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

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