Turn Up the Pink!

Michelle Romero

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National Breast Cancer Awareness Month was founded in 1985 by the partnership with the American Cancer Society. NBCAM aims to show awareness and promote that all women should get mammography for the best chance to fight breast cancer. Vice President Evelyn Lauder of Estée Lauder Companies, founded The Breast Cancer Research Foundation and established the pink ribbon in 1993. October has become a month with a plethora of events associated with breast cancer awareness that anyone can participate in like walks or runs, as well for the national race for the cure which is held in over 100 US cities and even around the world. Since it’s currently October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, wear pink and encourage women around you to get a mammography test!