Niš City Mayor Dragana Sotirovski and Prof Sladjana Filipović, MD, on the occasion of the World Breast Cancer Day, called on all women to regularly monitor their health, because prevention is the most important in detecting the early stages of this disease. Mayor Sotirovski supported the action of the Niš Association of Women with Breast Cancer “Pearl” under the slogan “Uphill Faster” which would be held on Saturday, October 24, on the World Breast Cancer Awareness Day. As the guests of the TV Zona Plus Morning Show Niš City Mayor Dragana Sotirovski and Prof Sladjana Filipović, MD, the honorary president of the association, announced the gathering of women at the gate of the Niš Orthodox Cathedral, and then a fast walk to the Fortress, thus showing the importance of physical activity in maintaining health. On the occasion of this action, which is organized in compliance with all epidemiological measures, members of the Association of Women Suffering from Breast Cancer created special protective masks with the name of the association and the motto of the action: “Uphill Faster”. October is the International Breast Cancer Awareness Month. 1,600 women die of breast cancer in Serbia every year. Serbia ranks second in Europe in terms of mortality from this disease.