Did you know about 1 in 8 U.S. women (about 12%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime? A recent study has estimated that in 2020 a whooping 276,480 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the U.S alone with an additional 48,530 new cases of non-invasive (in situ) breast cancer.
The month of October is dedicated in bringing awareness to this disease. Early detection and treatment saves lives!
There is HOPE! Spread the word!
Breast cancer death rates declined 40% from 1989 to 2016 among women. The progress is attributed
to improvements in early detection through more awareness of this disease. Source: American Cancer Society
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