October 03, 2011 07:00 ET

EmpowHER Offers Resource on Breast Cancer Information and Support

Top Women's Social Health Company Announces a Comprehensive and Dedicated Resource Around Breast Cancer Awareness and Education

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwire - Oct 3, 2011) - October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and in an effort to educate women about this disease, EmpowHER, an award-winning social health company for women, is offering a free Breast Cancer Resource Center. Women of all ages can visit the page and gain vital knowledge about the latest innovations in breast cancer treatment and prevention and can easily connect with other women for support and advice.

According to, about 1 in 8 women in the United States (12%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. For women in the U.S., breast cancer death rates are among the highest than other types of cancer. Breast cancer survival rates are highly impacted by early detection, and in 2010 alone, there were more than 2.5 million breast cancer survivors in the U.S.

EmpowHER's Breast Cancer resource page offers women a supportive, informative place to find all the information they need to help prevent and fight this disease. Additionally, women can connect and share their experiences with other women affected by the disease, as well as learn how to improve their health through small changes that can have a significant effect in their lives.

Content on EmpowHER's resource page includes:

Latest Breast Cancer News

Breast Cancer Advocacy Sheet

Breast Cancer Community and Groups

"Knowledge is key when dealing with breast cancer," says EmpowHER Founder, Chairperson and CEO Michelle King Robson. "Whether trying to stay on top of the latest news around breast cancer -- or dealing with a diagnosis of yourself or a loved one, EmpowHER offers and safe, supportive and informative resource dedicated to helping you."

About EmpowHER
EmpowHER Media is an award-winning, HON-certified, social health company for women. The Company's flagship and Top 5 women's health and wellness site and community -- -- is the home for female health consumers. We call them Chief Health and Wellness Officers of the home. provides visitors access to one of the largest women's health and wellness content libraries on the Web, as well as one of the most active online communities of women discussing their health and wellness issues. Health care professionals, health and wellness marketers, and agency professionals rely on EmpowHER Media for reaching the most influential health and wellness buyer on the Internet -- women. Millions of women visit every year, making it one of the largest and fastest-growing resources dedicated exclusively to women's health and wellness.

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