October is breast cancer awareness month

October 1, 2010

  • Benedictine Library
  • (630) 829-6057

ribbonBreast cancer strikes over 1.3 million women around the globe each year and is the leading cause of cancer death in women, according to the American Cancer Society.

In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, ebrary has created an open access database of breast cancer publications: http://site.ebrary.com/lib/breastcancer.

The Breast Cancer Searchable Information Center features a range of authoritative fact sheets, posters, and other materials from government agencies such as the National Cancer Institute, National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, United States Food and Drug Administration, Office of Women's Health, and other authoritative sources.