October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to raise awareness of breast cancer risks, the value of screening and early detection, and treatment options available to women and men who are diagnosed with one of the many forms of breast cancer. In the US, breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women (after skin cancer).   One in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). Learn more by clicking on the links below.

The Benefits of Membership

  • Active representation & promotion of perinatal interests in the State Legislature
  • Participation in committees & task forces to influence quality of care for mothers & infants in our State
  • Networking with key people & organizations that can impact perinatal health
  • Decreased registration rates at regional educational conferences
  • Participation in community service Projects
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COVID-19 Resources  

Texas Department of State Health Services: Coronavirus webpage
Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine (Must be a member): Online COVID-19 course
Texas Health and Human Services COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso "TTUHSC El Paso Coronavirus Site"