Breast Cancer Statistics

Reducing Your Risk

  • Maintaining a healthy weight and exercising regularly can minimize the risk of all cancer types. Source: American Cancer Society
  • Knowing your family history can lower your risk for breast cancer. Source: Center for Disease Control
  • 80% of young women find breast abnormalities themselves. Source: Young survival coalition
  • 85% of breast cancers occur in women who have no known family history of breast cancer. Source:
  • Regular mammograms increase your breast cancer survival rate by 35%. Source:
  • 8 out of 10 breast lumps are non-cancerous. Source:
  • 40 percent of diagnosed breast cancers are detected by women who discovered the lump      themselves. Source:
  • Compared to women who don’t drink at all, women who have three alcoholic drinks per week     higher have a 15% risk of breast cancer. Source:

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