Breast cancer is a disease in which cells in the breast grow out of control. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women. About 1.67 million new cases are diagnosed worldwide, and over 500,000 women die of the disease each year. This means that one woman is diagnosed with breast cancer somewhere in the world every 20 seconds and more than three women die of breast cancer every five minutes worldwide.
Breast cancer is also the
leading cause of cancer death
A woman dies of breast cancer every single minute
An estimated 15.128 million years of healthy life are lost globally to breast cancer
Men can also get
Breast Cancer is the most frequent cancer among women...
Breast Cancer represents of all cancers
Since 2008 there has been a 22% increase in the incidence of the breast cancer.
Knowing which type of breast cancer a patient has can help guide decisions about which treatments are most suitable.
Approximately one in five breast cancer cases
are in women under the age of 50.
of women diagnosed with early breast cancer live for at least five years.
of women diagnosed with advanced breast cancer live for at least five years.
That is why it is important to recognize the symptoms...
It is also important to know the risk factors for breast cancer.
Some risk factors can be
reduced or controlled
While some factors
80% of breast cancer occurs in women over the age of 50.
5% of people diagnosed have inherited one of the breast cancer genes: BRCA1, BRCA2 or TP53
Knowing the symptoms of breast cancer and what risk factors you can control is essential.