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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 External Icon for more information on:

  • Risk factors
  • Pathological features
  • Types of breast cancer
  • Treatments