USPS: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time to learn more about the disease and efforts to cure it. Aside from skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer for American women. Approximately 250,000 cases of breast cancer are diagnosed in women and 2,300 in men each year in the United States. Most…

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Licking cancer: USPS stamp helped fund key breast study

June 04, 2018 CHICAGO (AP) — Countless breast cancer patients in the future will be spared millions of dollars of chemotherapy thanks in part to something that millions of Americans did that cost them just pennies: bought a postage stamp. Proceeds from the U.S. Postal Service’s breast cancer stamp put researchers over the top when…

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USPS: Mobile mammogram services offered

A bright pink bus recently arrived at the Atlanta Processing and Distribution Center to offer employees an important health screening — mammograms. Atlanta District, part of Capital Metro Area, arranged the screening to accommodate workers with hectic schedules. Several employees received their first mammograms on the bus, including Letter Carrier Veronica Humphrey, who was happy…

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