October 13th Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day

Every year some 271,270 people are diagnosed with Metastatic Breast Cancer. It is considered stage IV cancer that has started in the breast and spread throughout the body. All of October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and today has been declared a National Awareness Day by the US Congress since 2009. This is something to take seriously and to try and catch early in order to save lives.

How to be Aware – Check yourself for lumps and oddities regularly. Get a mammogram. Wear pink to show your support.