Family Medicine in Austin: National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

It’s time for another Austin-area family medicine 101 class!

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so take this reminder to do something good for yourself and your loved ones! Research shows that one in eight U.S. women will develop invasive breast cancer. Which means this terrible disease will affect nearly all of us in some way.

This month, ladies, if you don’t do self-exams already, it’s time to learn how! And, more importantly, make an appointment with your doctor if it’s been a while. And encourage your friends and family to take these tips also! Go to to learn about early detection and how you can support the fight against breast cancer.

Breast cancer is a disease that will touch most of us in some way. But with an early detection plan and support for the cause, we can continue to fight it.

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