October 2016: Breast Cancer Awareness Proclamation Signing

For Immediate Release

September 27, 2016; 3:55pm

DPHSS Release No. 2016-078

October 2016: Breast Cancer Awareness Proclamation Signing

The Department of Public Health and Social Services Guam Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program and the Guam Comprehensive Cancer Control Program, in partnership with the Cancer Control Coalition, Non-Communicable Disease Consortium, Guam Cancer Care, American Cancer Society, TakeCare Insurance and other community partners will be hosting the 2016 Breast Cancer Awareness Month Proclamation Signing Event on Friday, October 7, 2016 from 2:00 pm to 3: 00 pm at the Tamuning Senior Citizens Center.

This year marks the 32nd anniversary of designating October as the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The aim of this celebration is to create awareness and promote mammography as the most effective weapon in the fight against breast cancer. The theme for this year’s celebration is “ Fight Strong, Fight Together”.

For more information, please contact Ms. Rachel Ramirez at 735-0675 or via email at Rachel.ramirez@dphss.guamdev.com, or Vivian Pareja at 735-0670 or via email at Vivian.pareja@dphss.guamdev.com

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