October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer at some point in her life and this statistic affects all women equally. Understand your risk factors and how help prevent breast cancer by getting your FREE Breast Health Guide Now!

Breast Cancer Facts in the US:

  • One in eight women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime.
  • Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women.
  • Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women.
  • Each year it is estimated that over 252,710 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer and more than 40,500 will die.
  • Although breast cancer in men is rare, an estimated 2,470 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer and approximately 460 will die each year.
  • On average, every 2 minutes a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer and 1 woman will die of breast cancer every 13 minutes.
  • Over 3.3 million breast cancer survivors are alive in the United States today.
2017-10-01T22:33:03+00:00 October 1st, 2017|Genesis Slider, Recent News|