Breast Cancer Information
Some Facts about Breast Cancer
- One in eight women will develop a breast cancer in her lifetime.
- Nearly 213,000 women and 1,700 men will be diagnosed every year in the United States.
- Over 62,000 women will develop the non-invasive type, which is called ductal carcinoma in situ.
- The good news is that it is curable, when diagnosed and treated in the early stages!!! More than 80% of patients are free of their cancer at 10 years.
Please visit the Health Information Center's Breast Cancer Center for more information on:
- Risk factors
- Pathological features
- Types of breast cancer