To create awareness of breast cancer Avon partners with Indian Cancer Society around the world.
Being a leader in supporting the cause for breast cancer for over two decades now, Avon has been enabling breakthrough research, equipment and educational materials to fight against breast cancer, globally.
Breast Cancer Awareness
With an effort to raise awareness and reduce the stigma of breast cancer, Avon along with Indian Cancer Society is reaching out to individuals and communities through multiple mediums including social media interventions such as organizing webinars, talk shows, etc.
These efforts intend to spread the message of survival and hope to those who are fighting cancer, and recognize the importance of early detection, regular screening to detect breast cancer early. This also includes education through trainings, as well as offering high quality-low cost cancer screening facilities to women.
Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in women around the globe. This year, the entire world is facing challenges as a result of coronavirus pandemic, especially, this type of cancer community who is now the most vulnerable and at a greater risk.
It has been observed that worldwide, approximately two million women are diagnosed with breast cancer every year.
“This year has truly been the most difficult, challenging year and we at Avon, understand how critical it is
to stand for each other, especially with cancer survivors, vulnerable groups who may face a inequality to be able to access quality healthcare services and front line workers.
Working together with Indian Cancer Society (ICS), we hope to encourage millions of women around the world to take necessary precautions and undertake self-check-up tests to help preventing the late”, Chairperson, Indian Cancer Society Delhi.
Over the last three decades, with the Avon Foundation for Women, we have donated more than US$939 million to cancer causes; educating 180 million people about the disease, and funding breast health screening for over 20 million women. This has only been possible with the support of our