October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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United Breast Cancer Foundation promotes Breast Cancer Screening Program to provide free or low cost screenings.

Breast Cancer Screening

Breast Cancer Screening

Take Action and tell three women you know and love to get their breast screening today.

According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their life time. This is a startling statistic that must change. The United Breast Cancer Foundation is working diligently this month to increase awareness of their Breast Cancer Screening Program, which provides free or low cost breast cancer screenings.

When a cancer is detected in its early stages, there is a 99% cure rate (ACS, 2012). Through the Breast Screening Program, UBCF provides free or low cost breast screenings to women regardless of age, race, income or medical insurance. UBCF covers a variety of screening technologies, from mammography and ultrasound to breast thermography and MRI. UBCF also offers Individual Grants, Breast Reconstruction, Child Sponsorship, Holistic Care, Audrey B. Mastroianni College Scholarship and Domestic Services. To learn more about UBCF and to access applications to all seven programs, please visit http://www.ubcf.info or call 877-UBC 4 CURE.

UBCF works diligently to inform the public on a variety of cancer treatment options. This month, UBCF’s Thought Leader, Andrea Hanson, CEHP, IKYTA is highlighted in USA Today’s “The Future of Cancer Care and Survivorship”. Take a look and learn about some exciting new developments in this ever-evolving field of integrative care.

UBCF works with several partners to raise awareness and funds to support UBCF’s mission. Our partners include T-Tapp the Workout that Works, Lucky Clover Trading Company, eBay Giving and Volkswagen of Huntington, NY. Please consider supporting UBCF through these partnerships.

UBCF is grateful to our donors. If you would like to make a contribution towards UBCF’s mission, please visit our secure website http://www.ubcf.info, mail your donation to UBCF, 205 Depot Road, Huntington Station, NY 11746, or include UBCF in your Combined Federal Campaign support - #77934. UBCF accepts property and vehicle donations as well.

About UBCF: Founded in 2000, the United Breast Cancer Foundation (UBCF) is a national nonprofit organization whose mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of those affected by breast cancer. UBCF offers the community patient and family programs dedicated to breast cancer screening and prevention, treatment and patient health and well-being. UBCF educates the public on a variety of breast cancer issues: coping with breast cancer, family support, environmental awareness, dietary options, complimentary therapies, research, and prevention. http://www.ubcf.info 877-822-4287.

To learn more, please contact Beth Reichart, Director of Operations, at 877-822-4287 ext 2, and Beth (at) ubcf (dot) info.

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