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What Every Woman Needs to Know

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Breast Cancer Home / / October 15, 2016

  • Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women.
  • 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. 
  • Only about 10% of individuals diagnosed with breast cancer have a family history of this disease.
  • On average, every 2 minutes a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer and 1 woman will die of breast cancer every 13 minutes.
  • Over 2.9 million breast cancer survivors are alive in the United States today. 
  • The statistics above are published by National Breast Cancer Foundation

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It is important to educate and empower women to take charge of their breast health, as early detection, while not perfect, can help save lives. National Breast Cancer Foundation has also published an eBook guide entitled, What Every Women Needs to Know. This workbook serves as an amazing interactive resource for women and helps explain the different types of breast cancer screenings, how to prepare for a mammogram, how to assess your risks, and more. 

Here are two excerpts from their book: 

To get your FREE electronic copy of this insightful workbook, click here, submit your email in the form, and National Breast Cancer Foundation will email you! 

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