We're being encouraged to wear pink in October
Breast cancer awareness month
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
It is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women, 19,000 people in Australia will be diagnosed this year.
In 2014 – 250 WA women died from breast cancer.
Regional Education Officer for the Wheatbelt Melissa Pickering spoke to Triple M about what can be done to reduce the risk as well as showing your support.