About Breast Cancer

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Breast cancer is common. In fact, the chance of a woman having breast cancer some time during her life is about 1 in 8.2 But with early detection and improved treatment options, it doesn’t have to be a death sentence.

The good news: Breast cancer death rates are declining.
The reasons: Early detection and improved breast cancer treatment options.

In 2006:2
212,960 women were diagnosed with breast cancer.
40,970 women died from breast cancer.
Over 2 million women who live in the U.S. have been treated for breast cancer.
Links:

Important Information
Self Examination
Getting a Mammogram
Tips for Friends and Family
Breast Cancer Glossary
 
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