Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Publish Date: 02/10/2012

 

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is especially important to lesbian and bisexual women.

Stonewall's 2008 report on lesbian and bisexual women's health - Prescription for Change - found that 1 in 12 lesbian and bisexual women aged between 50 and 79 have been diagnosed with breast cancer, compared to 1 in 20 women in general.

Our ‘Thanks for the Mammaries’ guide will tell you about your breast health click here.

For more information on breast cancer you can also visit Breast Cancer Care, the NHS website , Macmillan Cancer Support and Cancer Research.

For more information you can also call our helpline on 0845 3 30 30 30 or email helpline@lgf.org.uk