October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time when women around the globe get together to stand up for the cause. A-listers like
Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, and Miley Cyrus have taken the stage too, putting on their sneakers for charity walks or partying in pink.
You can get involved, too, whether it's
cooking for the cause or by informing yourself and your loved ones about ways to prevent the disease. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, click through the pics of top celebs showing their support.
Mariah Carey belted it out on stage at London's Tickled Pink charity concert in September 2005.
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Miley Cyrus wore a breast cancer pin for an LA concert in December 2008.
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In October 2012,
Nicole Richie stepped out for QVC's Shoes on Sale event benefitting breast cancer research in NYC.
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In May 1999,
Halle Berry showed her enthusiasm at the Revlon Run/Walk For Women event in LA.
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Sienna Miller attended a dinner in support of breast cancer research in October 2011.
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Rachel Zoe had a smile on her face at the Carolina Herrera and Vogue magazine store opening to benefit the cause in LA in November 2006.
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In November 2009,
Carrie Underwood wore a pink helmet to pen her autograph on a breast cancer bike in London.
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In NYC, Gisele Bündchen signed autographs at
Saks Fifth Avenue for the Fashion Targets Breast Cancer kickoff party in September 2000.
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In October 2012,
Vanessa Hudgens got creative at a Reebok event for Breast Cancer Awareness in NYC.
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In October 2006,
Kate Bosworth posed with Lucille Saraco to help punch a way to the cure with a $5.6 million check for the fight against breast cancer in NYC.
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Elizabeth Hurley brought her support to Toronto at Estée Lauder's breast cancer awareness campaign event in October.
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In May 2006,
Anne Hathaway's NYC The Devil Wears Prada screening featured an auction that benefited the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
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Zooey Deschanel posed at the What a Pair! Cabaret Extravaganza Benefit for the cause in LA in March 2004.
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Reese Witherspoon spread the word for the cause in May 2009 at the Avon Walk For Breast Cancer event in San Francisco.
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Julianne Moore got into gear at the May 2003
Revlon Run/Walk For Women Against Breast Cancer held in NYC.
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Fergie threw up a peace sign at the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer in Santa Barbara is September 2012.
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Rita Wilson posed for pictures at a breast cancer benefit in LA in March 2004.
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Gwyneth Paltrow dressed for the occasion at NYC's Breast Cancer Research Foundation's Hottest Pink Party Ever in April 2008.
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Beyoncé Knowles and her Destiny's Child bandmates Kelly Rowland and
Michelle Williams sung their support at a concert to raise awareness for the fight against breast cancer in LA in October 2000.
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In November 1999,
Heidi Klum lent her support at a benefit dinner for the National Breast Cancer Coalition in NYC.
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Lauren Conrad hosted the Susan G. Komen foundation's Designs For the Cure gala in LA in October 2012.
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Reese Witherspoon wore a pink jacket for the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer event in NYC in October 2011.
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Leslie Mann buddied up with Rashida Jones at October 2009's launch of the Pink Croc collection for breast cancer awareness in LA.
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Ginnifer Goodwin attended a November 2006 Carolina Herrera and Vogue-sponsored party to benefit breast cancer research in LA.
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Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon clapped for a cause at LA's Couture Cares benefit for breast cancer in October 2005.
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Ashley Judd wore a sleek white dress for the Very Hot Pink Party in April 2006 in NYC.
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Jennifer Love Hewitt dressed up in LA at the Women Rock! Girls and Guitars concert, benefiting breast cancer research, in October 2002.
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In April 2007,
Vanessa Minnillo, Elizabeth Hurley, and Rosario Dawson partied it up at the Hot Pink Party to benefit breast cancer research in NYC.
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Elizabeth Hurley linked up with Allison Williams at the Hot Pink Party she hosted in April in honor of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
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Gabrielle Union auctioned off a pair of sneakers to raise money for the cause at the June Susan G. Komen Global Race For the Cure in Washington DC.
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Giuliana Rancic showed a supportive smile at the Do It For the Girls event in NYC in September.
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Elsa Pataky launched the Calendar Against Breast Cancer in Madrid during April 2009.
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In October 2004,
Courteney Cox and Lisa Kudrow attended the Get Tied to the Cause breast cancer awareness luncheon in LA.
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Geri Halliwell and Cherie Blair launched the Breast Cancer Awareness Month in London during January 2000.
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Vanessa Hudgens created a breast cancer awareness sign in NYC during October 2012.
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