Breast Cancer Care

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Breast Cancer - Get the Facts

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer among women in the United
States (other than skin cancer). Each year in the United
States, more than 192,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer.

Who Gets Breast Cancer?
Anyone can get breast cancer. For example, did
you know…
• the older a woman, the more likely she is to get
breast cancer?
• young women can and do get breast cancer, even in
their 20s?
• white women are more likely to get breast cancer
than women of any other racial or ethnic group?
• African American women are more likely to die
from breast cancer than white women?
• men can get breast cancer? Out of every one hundred
cases of breast cancer, one will occur in a man.

Estimated new cases and deaths from breast cancer in the United States in 2011:

New cases: 230,480 (female); 2,140 (male)
Deaths: 39,520 (female); 450 (male)

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Tumors [InfoGraphic]

May or May Not be Breast Cancer

Tumor growth may change how the breast looks or feels, but these same symptoms may be caused by other health problems, too. Tell your doctor if there is a: lump or thickening in or near the breast or in the underarm area a change in the size or shape of the breast dimpling or puckering in the skin of the breast nipple turned inward into the breast discharge from the nipple, especially if it is bloody scaly, red, or swollen skin on the breast, nipple, or areola area pitted or ridged skin effect of the breast tissue


Infographic Credit Nadine Fisher


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Prognosis & Treatment [InfoGraphic]


Infographic Credit Nadine Fisher

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Infographic Credit Nadine Fisher

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Prognosis and Treatment Options
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Treatments by Breast Cancer Stage
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Suvivorship: After Treatment Ends
Life After the Treatments End
Survivorship & Support

Breast Cancer Searchable Information Center

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