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Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast cancer is the number one cancer diagnosed and the second leading cause of cancer deaths in women. A woman has a one in eight chance of developing breast cancer sometime during her life.

We encourage you to join the fight against cancer and use the following materials in your organization and community to increase awareness and the importance of prevention of this disease. Together we can make a difference!


 Submit Events 

Looking for opportunities to meet or partner with other NDCC members for breast cancer awareness? Submit breast cancer awareness event you are presenting, displaying, or planning activities at by clicking on "Submit Events." All submitted events are published on the Posted Events page.


Toolkits and Social Media Resources

2020 Breast Cancer Awareness Month Social Media Toolkit

Social Media Images

US Dept. of Health Breast Cancer Awareness Toolkit
2016 George Washington Institute Breast Cancer Awareness Social Media Toolkit

2016 Breast Cancer Awareness Month Social Media Guide
           Web Quality Images 
           Print Quality Images


Display Board Pieces
Breast Cancer Display Board Package
The Display Board Package contains instructions for printing and setup, a debriefing form, and display board pieces for you to print, cut out, and use on a table top display board. 

  • Optional Pledge Card The pledge card can be printed and used as an interactive component alongside your display board. Available in several formats:
    • Pledge card, 3.75in x 5in (4 copies per sheet. Compatible with Avery Postcards, Wide 4 per sheet).
    • Pledge card, 4in x 6in (2 copies per sheet. Compatible with Avery Postcards, Wide 2 per sheet #5389)
      • Note: When printing, please check that you are printing to "Actual Size" (100% scale) to ensure the cards fit and are sized correctly on the paper.


Fact Sheets and Poster
Breast Density Fact Sheet
Start the Conversation About Breast Cancer Screening
Six Things to Know for Breast Cancer Awareness
Breast Cancer Fact Sheet - American Indian
Breast Cancer Fact Sheet - General

2020 Breast Cancer Awareness Poster

Women's Way PSAs and Videos


CDC Campaigns
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention "Bring Your Brave" Campaign
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention "Right to Know" Campaign


Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool
National Cancer Institute: Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool
Do You know: BRCA? - Assessment and provider information


All breast cancer awareness materials reviewed and updated as of September 2017