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October 2019

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 The Office of Human Resources is proud to participate in National Breast Cancer Awareness month! Join us as we highlight the importance of awareness, education and research through a series of articles and activities.

Weekly Resources, Events, and Articles


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Bring Your Brave Campaign

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in the United States. While breast cancer mostly occurs among older women, in rare cases breast cancer does affect women under the age of 45. The Bring Your Brave Campaign provides information about breast cancer to women younger than age 45 by sharing real stories about young women whose lives have been affected by breast cancer.


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Breast Cancer Risk and Prevention

There is no sure way to prevent breast cancer, but there are things you can do that might lower your risk. The American Cancer Society has put together a list of common risk factors, some that are under our control and some that aren't. While there is no sure way to prevent breast cancer, there are things we can do to lower the risk.



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Walk & Wear Pink - Wednesday, October 23

Wear pink and bring your sneakers as we host a 15-30 minute walk around campus in support of Breast Cancer Awareness!

WHERE: Cesar Chavez Statue

WHEN: 12:00 p.m.




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Navigating Breast Cancer in the Workplace

The impact of a breast cancer diagnosis on work life can vary from person to person. For some people, the effect is minimal, for others it may be more severe. This article offers many ways to manage the emotional, physical, and legal aspects of balancing your job and treatment.