Cardiff Met Pink Week for Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM)

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Cardiff Met Pink Week

                

 

Clubs that have gone pink so far include Badminton, Women's Rugby, Netball, HEYA, Cheer, Women's Football, Cricket, Volleyball, Drama and Gymnastics  - raising over £200 for 'CoppaFeel!' 

 

Donation link: https://uniboobteam18-19.everydayhero.com/uk/cardiff-met-ubt

Text “UBT CMET” to 70500 for FREE reminders to #coppafeel and check your breasts or check your pecs.

 

         

                                 

 

In the UK…

  • 1 in 8 women will be affected by breast cancer in their lifetime.
  • Around 400 men are diagnosed every year.
  • Breast cancer is still the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women under 40.*
  • Every year in the UK, around 5,000 women under the age of 45 are diagnosed with breast cancer.*
*Statistics from Breast Cancer Care

'CoppaFeel' research shows…

  • Younger women aged 18-24 years old consistently check their boobs less than those 25-29 years old.
  • Only 30% of women aged 18-29 years old check their boobs monthly.
  • Only ? of women would immediately visit their doctor upon discovering early signs and symptoms.
  • Only half of young women are confident to start checking their boobs.

But

  • 90% of 18-29 year olds believe it is important to raise awareness of breast cancer amongst young women.
  • Women who are aware of CoppaFeel! Are more likely to check their breasts than those who are not aware.
  • 9 out of 10 women think that cancer education should be on the national curriculum.

 

Make sure you get familar with checking your breast or pecs!

 

 

 

 

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