National Mammography Day Recognized During Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Every third Friday in October is recognized as National mammography Day during Breast cancer Awareness Month (October).
According to nationaldaycalendar.com:
National Mammography Day serves as a day reminding all women that the best defense is early detection. A mammogram can often detect a problem before there is any outward physical sign. Make sure you get your regular checkups.
Self-Examination is an alternative to getting a Mammogram but not necessarily as effective. Despite mammograms being a more relizble source for Breast cancer detection