Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Learn how to spot the signs and symptoms of Breast Cancer

NewsUpdated: 10 October 2023Community and living

A programme to help people spot the signs and symptoms of breast cancer is taking place across Three Rivers throughout October.

A dedicated health team from the council will be at events offering residents essential information about early signs and symptoms, guiding on self-examination techniques, and providing details on available medical consultation avenues.

The awareness programme has been organised by Three Rivers District Council, in partnership with breast cancer charity CoppaFeel, with the aim of highlighting the importance of early detection, which plays a pivotal role in prognosis and treatment success.

Cllr Andrew Scarth, Lead Member for Public Health, and Wellbeing, said: "With this campaign, we aim to equip our residents with essential knowledge about breast cancer, promoting vigilance and early detection."

Breast Cancer Awareness Month runs throughout October.

Event Details:

All events take place between 10am-5pm.

South Oxhey

LOCATION: Alderwood House Car Park, WD19 7UX

DATE: Wednesday, 11th October

Maple Cross

LOCATION: Pollards, WD3 9UE. Entrance to the garages between 12 and 14 Pollards

DATE: Wednesday, 18th October

Kings Langley

LOCATION: Ovaltine Drive, WD4 8GX. In the communal parking area

DATE: Wednesday, 25th October

Croxley Green

LOCATION: Grove Crescent, WD3 3JU. In communal parking area

DATE: Wednesday, 1st November