Pink October aka Pinktober ~ Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Updated 26 Oct 2021, 4.30pm

Yeah!! It’s Pink ๐Ÿ’— October aka Pinktober ~ Breast Cancer Awareness Month, read more via ๐ŸŒ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Breast_Cancer_Awareness_Month, SiennyLovesDrawing ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปwould like to encouraging & contributing greater breast cancer awareness ๐Ÿ’—๐ŸŽ€ with her own art & blogging passion ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ“

Breast cancer ๐Ÿ’—๐ŸŽ€ is 1๏ธโƒฃ of the leading causes of death worldwide ๐Ÿ—บ๐ŸŒ

As usual, her own doodle artwork โœ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ–Œ๐ŸŽจ on her blog banner of this story ~ Pink ๐Ÿ’—, also just realised that her whole month of Oct’s blog posts are with pink ๐Ÿ’— elements of banners ๐Ÿ˜

Do enjoy reading her ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป earlier blogging ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ“ about Pinktober via ๐ŸŒ https://siennylovesdrawing.medium.com/october-aka-pinktober-breast-cancer-awareness-month-587875333b93

Hmm…What can we all do together gather ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ญ๐Ÿ‘ฌ for breast cancer awareness ๐Ÿ’—๐ŸŽ€โ“โ‰๏ธ

1๏ธโƒฃ. Wear pink

The most simple way to support this awareness campaign across the globe ๐Ÿ—บ๐ŸŒ ~ Just wear anything pink ๐Ÿ’— on you, including accessories ๐ŸŽ€๐Ÿ‘š๐Ÿ‘› in the whole month of Oct aka Pinktober โ˜บ๏ธ

She & her little niece are wearing the reusable pink cloth masks ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ˜ท with filter slot bought from IG: Hajarosekl, more from her IG stories & highlight album ๐Ÿ“ธ๐Ÿ“น๐ŸŽฅ named #Hajarose via ๐ŸŒ https://www.instagram.com/stories/highlights/17868310342996453/

2๏ธโƒฃ. Perform own self check

1๏ธโƒฃ of the most important key message ๐Ÿ“Œ for breast cancer awareness ๐Ÿ’—๐ŸŽ€ is early detection always better than cure ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

Let’s start from & within own self ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป, SiennyLovesDrawing ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป has done #IHaveChecked, how about youโ“โ‰๏ธ

Do click in her IG album ๐Ÿ“ธ๐Ÿ“ธ posting below for more information about proper & regular self check ๐Ÿ˜

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๐ŸŽ€ ~ #IHaveChecked ! Have you? ~ ๐ŸŽ€ I wear my pink reusable #clothmask ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ˜ท to #keepmesafe from ๐Ÿ›’๐Ÿ› @hajarosekl , more in my stories highlight album named #hajarose on profile. Ohh ya…Oct sales on its @shopee_my ya ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ . . #October aka #Pinktober ๐Ÿ’—๐ŸŽ€ marks the beginning of #breastcancer #awareness month, let's us all join @nationalcancersocietymy 's #IHaveChecked campaign is for YOU to 1๏ธโƒฃst, check yourself via Self Breast Examination methods (SBE) Just a quick 5๏ธโƒฃ minutes check can help save a lifeโ€ผ๏ธ Do swipe left โžก๏ธ for more ๐Ÿ“ธ๐Ÿ“ธ . . #NCSM is the 1๏ธโƒฃst not-for-profit cancer organisation in #Malaysia ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ that is committed to providing education, care & support services for people affected by #cancer & the general public. Over the last 54 years, it provides holistic cancer support through the Cancer & Health Screening Clinic, Nuclear Medicine Centre, Resource & #Wellness Centre & the Childrenโ€™s Home of Hope. In the past year, NCSM made an impact across Malaysia & reached out to over 300K Malaysians ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ญ๐Ÿ‘ฌ They conduct free ๐Ÿ†“ health screenings for the underprivileged communities & highly subsidised screenings for the public at large, enabling more people to have a chance to undergo early detection of cancer . . For donations, please visit ๐ŸŒ bit.ly/IHaveChecked or @nationalcancersocietymy & click the link in their bio. Preventing breast cancer is not in your hands, early detection is. @passionation.co #passionationco #GetCheckedWithNCSM #selfcare #selflove

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3๏ธโƒฃ. In the pink of health

A regular screening or by going through a clinical breast exam & then learning how to do your own breast self-examination definitely helps for the early detection of breast cancer ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

Do plan your own breast screening available, some with promotions during this Pinktober. More details via ๐ŸŒ https://cancer.org.my/get-screened/cancer-screening-clinics/breast-cancer-screening/

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4๏ธโƒฃ. Online awareness campaigns participation

1๏ธโƒฃ of the many awareness campaigns online ~ Let’s all Turn Up The Pink ๐Ÿ’—! #GleneaglesWarriors ~ Do check out the campaign details for your participation via ๐ŸŒ https://www.gleneagles.com.my/turnupthepink/#campaignDetails

5๏ธโƒฃ. Donation / support charity cause

Be wise & ensure your donation appropriately meant for breast cancer ๐Ÿ’—๐ŸŽ€ Generally, a tax exempt receipt ๐Ÿงพ will be available for donation to approved โœ… organisations, do remember to request yours ๐Ÿ˜Š

As Shopee Ambassador, she would encourage you to donate for Pinktober through Shopee App ๐Ÿงก๐Ÿ“ฒ via ๐ŸŒ https://shp.ee/jcaxuai

More details via ๐ŸŒ https://www.facebook.com/bcf.pink/posts/10157338626480474 & https://www.facebook.com/nationalcancersocietymalaysia/posts/3503412026364292

Letโ€™s all reverse โ†ฉ๏ธ the big C together with Cancer Research Malaysia ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ by donating Pinktober special edition face masks ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ˜ท to keep the cancer patients safe ๐Ÿ˜€

Also to contribute & support lifesaving cancer research in Asians ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ญ & details via ๐ŸŒ https://www.facebook.com/cancerresearchmalaysia/posts/2735611006541993

You may also opt for a healthier chicken ๐Ÿ“๐Ÿ— choice & contribute to making a difference with Beacon Chicken โค๏ธ Read more via ๐ŸŒ https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2021/10/19/healthier-chicken-choice-making-a-difference-with-beacon-chicken/https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2021/10/19/healthier-chicken-choice-making-a-difference-with-beacon-chicken/

6๏ธโƒฃ. Gain knowledge, information & references

Do read ๐Ÿ“– up more information & references shared during this Pinktober relating to breast cancer ๐Ÿ’—๐ŸŽ€ ie. the basics, its main causes, symptoms, how to detect it early, treatment options etc.

The importance of early detection, creating awareness to save more lives

Do check out this recorded FB Live on details about breast cancer ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’— via ๐Ÿ“น๐ŸŒ https://www.facebook.com/theAsianparentMY/videos/403568607962737/

Breast cancer ๐Ÿ’—๐ŸŽ€ is 1๏ธโƒฃ of the most treatable at early stages ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

7๏ธโƒฃ. Being educated where to seek for support

Both psychosocial or emotional support ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿป definitely essential for a cancer patient & cancer survivor. Yes โœ…, to improve โฌ†๏ธ the quality of life for patients being diagnosed with breast cancer ๐Ÿ’—๐ŸŽ€ as well as their family members, the care givers

The supports ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿป can be appropriate advices whether medical or not, face to face sessions, phone calls ๐Ÿ“žโ˜Ž๏ธ๐Ÿ“ฑ/ electronically ๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ“ฒ Donโ€™t ever shy โ˜บ๏ธ away to seek for advices & supports. Read more via ๐ŸŒ https://www.homage.com.my/care-connect/tips/3-active-cancer-support-groups-in-malaysia/

8๏ธโƒฃ. Spread an inspiring story online

If you’re a cancer survivor, do share your personal journey with breast cancer ๐Ÿ’—๐ŸŽ€, or know loved ones who can shareโ“โ‰๏ธ

Or sharing a bold statement or a heartwarming story about breast cancer๐Ÿ’—๐ŸŽ€โ“โ‰๏ธ

Or sharing any inspirational stories you may come across, sharing is caring as always ๐Ÿ˜Š

Some of the inspiring stories that SiennyLovesDrawing ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป has came across from breast cancer survivors via ๐ŸŒ https://www.thestar.com.my/lifestyle/living/2019/10/19/breast-cancer-3 & ๐ŸŒ https://www.todayonline.com/world/beyond-treatment-malaysian-breast-cancer-survivor-becomes-advocate-help-those-battling-illness

9๏ธโƒฃ. Watch an inspiring movie ๐Ÿฟ๐ŸŽฅ

You will be inspired & find the courage to keep fighting the breast cancer ๐Ÿ’—๐ŸŽ€ from the 5 movies ๐ŸŽž๐ŸŽฅ (List below) with its honest, true & depict cancer in a realistic & tangible way

Hmm…Do get ready with tissue box as very likely you will tear ๐Ÿ˜ญ while watching ya

๐Ÿ”Ÿ. Sign up โœ๐Ÿป for a petition

Do consider 1๏ธโƒฃst & be fully committed ๐Ÿค to a petition that you believe & trust in after signed up โœ๐Ÿป

๐ŸŒ https://thebreastcancersite.greatergood.com/clicktogive/bcs/petition/YoungWomenBreastCancer

๐ŸŒ https://thebreastcancersite.greatergood.com/clicktogive/bcs/petition/NationalBreastCancerAwarenessMonth

So, let’s us all ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ญ๐Ÿ‘ฌ make a difference during Pink ๐Ÿ’— October for breast cancer awareness ๐Ÿ’—๐ŸŽ€

Welcome to share with SiennyLovesDrawing at comment section below, what have you done to support for breast cancer awarenessโ“โ‰๏ธ

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39 thoughts on “Pink October aka Pinktober ~ Breast Cancer Awareness Month

  1. Great post about getting involved in this important month! I often forget to check myself to be honest which is really bad. I might get involved with donation campaigns or an online event to help raise awareness.

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    1. That’s great ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป Krista, do remember to perform your self check regularly ya ๐Ÿ’—๐ŸŽ€

      Do be wise to donate to the genuine campaigns so that all reached to the patients & survivors ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป

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    1. Yeahโ€ผ๏ธ Pink October ๐Ÿ’—๐ŸŽ€ meant to raise awareness of early detection, as well as to embrace the strong ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿป determination of fighting the cancer, also to celebrate the survivors ๐Ÿ’—๐ŸŽ€๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜

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    1. High 5 ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป Am totally agreeing with you especially those commercials without clearly stated how the corporates contribute to breast cancer patients or survivors ๐Ÿ’—๐ŸŽ€

      So, we all need to be a wise consumers ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜

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    1. Yeahโ€ผ๏ธ Am blessed that my story here being read & happy to have comments too โ˜บ๏ธ

      Then, I have learnt that “rang a bell” for cancer patient meaning they have completed last chemotherapy after I shared this story from my readers ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜

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    1. Wowโ€ผ๏ธ Thanks for sharing with me, am so proud of you & your friends did to support for this Pink October ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’—๐ŸŽ€

      Bravo to you all ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

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    1. Absolutely spotted on however still not many realised the importance of early detection to this treatable cancer at early stages ๐Ÿ’—๐ŸŽ€

      Hope you will contribute to raise breast cancer awareness this Pink October ๐Ÿ’—๐ŸŽ€๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

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    1. Sharing is caring as always โ˜บ๏ธ
      Hope all are being aware the important of early detection for treatable early stages for breast cancer ๐Ÿ’—๐ŸŽ€

      Wish you will share & contribute in raising awareness this Pink October ya ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜€

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        1. My pleasure to share as personally I lost my late dad to a cancer disease, as well as having some cancer survivors within my relatives, so I know the importance of early detection ๐Ÿ’—๐ŸŽ€๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป

          So raising awareness really key esp to those treatable cancers at early stages ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿป

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