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www.nationalbreastcancer.org/breast-cancer-facts

Get the facts about breast cancer, including what it is, how many people are diagnosed each year, and how many people will develop it within their lifetime.

www.cityofhope.org/blog/31-facts-about-breast-cancer

Oct 24, 2017 ... For the 2017 Breast Cancer Awareness Month, City of Hope cancer center offers 31 breast cancer facts. That's one for each day of the month.

ww5.komen.org/BreastCancer/FactsandStatistics.html

Facts and Statistics. If you're just beginning your search for information on breast cancer, you've come to the right place. Many changes occur in your breasts during your lifetime. Throughout puberty, pregnancy and menopause, the look, structure (anatomy) and function of your breasts change. Learning about breast ...

www.cancer.org/research/cancer-facts-statistics/breast-cancer-facts-figures.html

The American Cancer Society's Breast Cancer Facts & Figures includes statistics and cancer research facts. These publications are available for free download as full-text PDF files.

www.breastcancer.org/about_us/press_room/press_kit/facts_figures

Jan 9, 2018 ... About 1 in 8 U.S. women — 12.4% — will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. In 2018, an estimated 266,120 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in men and women, along with 63,960 new cases of non-invasive breast cancer (also known as ...

www.cancer.org/content/dam/cancer-org/research/cancer-facts-and-statistics/breast-cancer-facts-and-figures/breast-cancer-facts-and-figures-2017-2018.pdf

Breast Cancer Basic Facts. What is breast cancer? Cancer is a group of diseases that cause cells in the body to change and spread out of control. Most types of cancer cells eventually form a lump or mass called a tumor, and are named after the part of the body where the tumor originates. Most breast cancers begin either in ...

www.cancer.org/cancer/breast-cancer/about/how-common-is-breast-cancer.html

Jan 4, 2018 ... Breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women, except for skin cancers. Currently, the average risk of a woman in the United States developing breast cancer sometime in her life is about 12%. This means there is a 1 in 8 chance she will develop breast cancer. This also means there is a 7 in ...

www.dosomething.org/facts/11-facts-about-breast-cancer

In the US, 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. The most significant risk factors for breast cancer are being female and aging. About 95% of all breast cancers in the US occur in women 40 and older. Getting a mammogram can help reduce the number of deaths from breast cancer by 30 to 40% ...

www.roche.com/research_and_development/what_we_are_working_on/oncology/8-facts-about-breast-cancer.htm

Lifelong nuns, like all women who never have children, are at an increased risk of dying from breast, ovarian and uterine cancers, compared with mothers. A woman's risk of getting these cancers increases with the number of menstrual cycles she experiences. Fact 2 ...