I’m not gon’ stop, I’m gon’ work harder…
Channeling a little Destiny’s Child today for National Previvor Day! Yes, it’s a thing.
I’m new to the HBOC crew and I’m still learning. I’m so happy to have found this week of awareness here at the end of September. Alright, I’ll start speaking english now.
The last week in September is Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Awareness Week! Seems fitting that it’s closing out Ovarian Cancer Awareness month and opening for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This week was introduced in 2010 and passed by Congress through the efforts of FORCE, Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered. Their mission:
How do they achieve this mission? They raise awareness about the BRCA gene that I’ve been rambling on about through support, research, fundraisers, and education. It’s an awesome resource and online community that I’m happy to have found.