TYLER, Texas (KETK) – Terrence Ates with NET Health visited East Texas Live on Wednesday to share information since October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

There are some risk factors that some women can’t control, such as family history. But, awareness and education are the best ways to protect yourself.

Early detection of cancer is also important because it is easier to treat it at an earlier stage.

For more information visit, mynethealth.org.