We can do more to prevent breast cancer. It will effect 1 in 8 women in the UK at some point in the lives. 1 in 5 will be under the age of 50. Sadly, not all breast cancers are preventable but more than 1 in 4 breast cancer cases are.
This means there is much more we can do, more lifestyle changes we can make, more research we can fund and more polices we can encourage that will help prevent the preventable.
Prevention Week is all about shining the light on breast cancer prevention and inspiring people to protect their health, by understanding what increases their chances of getting breast cancer and how they can reduce their risk.
It’s about dropping some of things that are bad for you and switching to more of the things that are good for you. What you eat, drink and how you treat your body can powerfully reduce your risk and how you feel about your life.
Want to find out how you can reduce your risk?
Check our our Reduce Your Risk section for top tips and helpful guides.
They will also be featuring some inspiring and helpful blogs from guest bloggers, such as top women’s referees Lindsey Robinson and Sian Massey Ellis, over on their blog so make sure you check it out.
Pamper for Prevention – Friday 21 September 2018
Help raise money to support Breast Cancer UK’s work and host a Pamper For Prevention natural spa party, make your own DIY beauty treatments, mix a few mock-tails and enjoy a day of face creams and fabulousness, just without the harmful chemicals linked to breast cancer. Find out more
Get involved and help spread our prevention message
Prevention Week is all about sharing tips and advice on what we can do as individuals to reduce our risk. Breast Cancer UK has created some images and posts that you can share across social media with friends and family – find out how you can help spread the word here