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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: seven ways you can join in.

Monday, 1 October, 2012 - 11:41

Breast Cancer Awareness Month began today, so we've rounded up seven ways you can join in. Share your stories, raise money, watch our videos or just go shopping, it's simple.

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1. Check your breasts

If you only do one thing to acknowledge Breast Cancer Awareness Month, make it a breast check. It takes a few minutes of your time and it could save your life. Click the image for a larger guide to spotting symptoms.

What to look and feel for


2. Moving Forward? Search our online gallery

Hundreds of people who are moving forward after treatment have already joined our online gallery. Read about the issues they face or add your own story to help us raise awareness

Moving forward gallery


3. Turn your Friday pink

Dress pink, eat pink, party pink or work pink... how you turn your Friday pink is up to you! Get your free kit full of pink fundraising goodies and join our biggest fundraising event of the year

Find out more and order a free kit


4. Spotlight on secondary breast cancer

13 October is Secondary Breast Cancer Awareness Day and we're sharing personal stories and videos, and championing our Spotlight campaign for improved standards of care.

A day in the life


5. Fill your shopping basket

Spot the household names going pink in ASDA, from Jaffa Cake bars to Lucozade, all to support Tickled Pink. And don’t miss an exclusive bag designed by Julien Macdonald

Our partnership with ASDA


6. Get your running shoes on

We’re the official charity for the ShockAbsorber WomenOnly Run. Take up the challenge and join hundreds of women tackling 5k or 10k in London’s Richmond Park on 20 October

ShockAbsorber WomenOnly Run


7. High street treats

So many brands are donating money from their products to Breast Cancer Care. Burgen Bread will be donating 2p from every loaf sold in October. Boux Avenue has this cute mini-hot waterbottle to keep you warm in the cold months and this Morphy Richards Kettle makes hot pink boiling!

See all the pink products



Re: Breast Cancer Awareness Month: seven ways you can join in.

Great campaign - everyone is talking about it. Well done!!!My Grandma died of breast cancer and I'm so pleased you're pushing the boundaries and challenging what people discuss / think.Katie (mummysecrets.com)

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