About Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer is a type of cancer where cells in the breast tissue divide and grow without normal control. It is a widespread and random disease, striking women and men of all ages and races. No matter who you are or where you live, breast cancer may touch your life. Breast Cancer is the most common cancer among women in the United States and around the world. In 2019, about 268,000 new cases will be diagnosed in women alone in the United States.

Progress in treatment and early detection has led to improved survivor for people of all ages and races and with all stages of breast cancer. In fact, there are more than 3.5 million Breast Cancer Survivors in the United States today (more than any other group of cancer survivors!).

Education Materials

The selections below have the latest Education Materials to help you better understand Breast Cancer risk factors, screening, diagnosis, treatment, Metastatic Breast Cancer, survivorship, and more. Feel free to download and print these to use at your local business, family events, community health fairs, etc.

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