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DOH-Franklin Promotes Early Detection and Treatment to Fight Breast Cancer

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Port St. Joe, Fla and Apalachicola, Fla — In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, the Florida Department of Health in Gulf and Franklin Counties encourages all women to receive regular screenings to promote early detection and treatment of breast cancer. Aside from non-melanoma skin cancers, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women. Over the last decade, survival rates have increased, however, early detection continues to be critically important. Read more...

November is World Diabetes Day and provides an opportunity to increase awareness about the different types of diabetes, share information about prevention, and communicate the importance and benefits of diabetes self-management education at our county health departments.

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