Infographic: How much do you know about breast cancer?

With October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the aim is to increase knowledge about the disease. If it is detected early, effective treatment can lead to a positive prognosis. We’ve collected handy information in an infographic.
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Early detection of breast cancer can save lives. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

Words and research: Priya Pitamber
Design and infographic: Sandile Khumalo

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month in South Africa. It brings a nationwide initiative by public and private healthcare to raise the level of attention given to the disease and spread knowledge about prevention, detection and treatment.

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Sources:
Cansa
South African Government