SCHEDULE A MAMMOGRAM.

AND JOIN THE #NOTMY8 CHALLENGE.

As the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women, 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer over her lifetime. And an annual mammogram is still the most important screening test women can get since early detection is key to breast cancer survival. As we all know, the screening itself isn’t always fun but, this October, to show our support for breast cancer awareness we created a fun challenge we hope you’ll be part of.

As the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women, 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer over her lifetime. And an annual mammogram is still the most important screening test women can get since early detection is key to breast cancer survival. As we all know, the screening itself isn’t always fun but, this October, to show our support for breast cancer awareness we created a fun challenge we hope you’ll be part of.

At 21st Century Oncology, we think it’s time to tell cancer #NOTMY8 by scheduling a mammogram and then challenging 8 of your friends to do the same.

Now, here’s the fun part: To show your support, you can click on the links above and share on Facebook or Twitter. Be sure to tag your 8 friends.

Or create your own post by following these instructions:

At 21st Century Oncology, we think it’s time to tell cancer #NOTMY8 by scheduling a mammogram and then challenging 8 of your friends to do the same.

Now, here’s the fun part: To show your support, you can click on the links above and share on Facebook or Twitter. Be sure to tag your 8 friends.

Or create your own post by following these instructions:

1

Schedule a mammogram

2

Challenge 8 of your friends to do the same

3

Create a social post with a photo or a video of your bra hanging in a tree, or anywhere else, to show the world you’ve accepted the challenge

4

Tag 8 of your friends and post to social with the hashtag #NOTMY8

BREAST CANCER FACTS

BREAST CANCER FACTS

Over

3.5

Million

BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS
IN THE U.S.

75%

OF WOMEN WITH BREAST CANCER HAVE NO FAMILY HISTORY

EVERY

2 MINUTES

A WOMAN IS DIAGNOSED WITH BREAST CANCER

271,270

NEW CASES OF INVASIVE BREAST CANCER ARE EXPECTED TO BE DIAGNOSED IN 2019

Who should have a mammogram and
how often?

While 70% of breast cancers are found in women 55 years or older, it also affects younger women. In fact, about 11% of all new cases of breast cancer in the U.S. are found in women younger than 45 years of age, according to the American Cancer Society. That’s why early detection is so critical. For women at average breast cancer risk, the American Cancer Society suggests:

WOMEN AGES 40 TO 44 have the option to start screening with a mammogram every year

Women between 45 and 54 should get a mammogram every year

Women 55+ can switch to a mammogram every other year, or they can choose to continue yearly mammograms. Screening should continue as long as a woman is in good health and is expected to live 10 more years or longer

Thanks to a mammogram, my cancer was caught early and required only radiation, which I received at 21st Century Oncology. The team who treated me was very calming, caring and they did whatever it took to make me feel at home. I’m now cancer free.
JANE, CANCER THRIVER

BREAST CANCER FACTS

Over

3.5

Million

BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS
IN THE U.S.

75%

OF WOMEN WITH BREAST CANCER HAVE NO FAMILY HISTORY

EVERY

2 MINUTES

A WOMAN IS DIAGNOSED WITH BREAST CANCER

271,270

NEW CASES OF INVASIVE BREAST CANCER ARE EXPECTED TO BE DIAGNOSED IN 2019

Who should have a mammogram and
how often?

While 70% of breast cancers are found in women 55 years or older, it also affects younger women. In fact, about 11% of all new cases of breast cancer in the U.S. are found in women younger than 45 years of age, according to the American Cancer Society. That’s why early detection is so critical. For women at average breast cancer risk, the American Cancer Society suggests:

WOMEN AGES 40 TO 44 have the option to start screening with a mammogram every year

Women between 45 and 54 should get a mammogram every year

Women 55+ can switch to a mammogram every other year, or they can choose to continue yearly mammograms. Screening should continue as long as a woman is in good health and is expected to live 10 more years or longer

Thanks to a mammogram, my cancer was caught early and required only radiation, which I received at 21st Century Oncology. The team who treated me was very calming, caring and they did whatever it took to make me feel at home. I’m now cancer free.
JANE, CANCER THRIVER

MORE INFORMATION

If you’re under 40, do a self-exam
What is breast cancer?
What causes breast cancer?
What are the symptoms of breast cancer?
Breast cancer diagnosis
Are there different types of breast cancer?
Breast cancer stages
What if you’re diagnosed with breast cancer?
What are the risk factors?
What can you do to lower your risk of breast cancer?
What about genetic testing?
Can men get breast cancer?

MORE INFORMATION

If you’re under 40, do a self-exam
What is breast cancer?
What causes breast cancer?
What are the symptoms of breast cancer?
Breast cancer diagnosis
Are there different types of breast cancer?
Breast cancer stages
What if you’re diagnosed with breast cancer?
What are the risk factors?
What can you do to lower your risk of breast cancer?
What about genetic testing?
Can men get breast cancer?

21ST CENTURY ONCOLOGY

21ST CENTURY ONCOLOGY

At 21st Century Oncology, we fight for you like an army and care for you like a family. And for anyone who has been diagnosed with the type of breast cancer that would benefit from Breast Cancer Radiation Therapy, our Dream Team is here to offer treatment, support and loving care. As the nation’s largest network of radiation oncologists, surgeons (including breast surgeons) and related specialists, our access to the latest in technology and research knows no bounds, however, early detection is still the best defense. That’s why a yearly mammogram is essential when it comes to protecting yourself and catching breast cancer at its most treatable stage.