jueves, 15 de noviembre de 2012

CDC - Breast Cancer Home Page

CDC - Breast Cancer Home Page

In the United States in 2008,* 210,203 women were diagnosed with breast cancer, and 40,589 women died from the disease.† Except for skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women. CDC supports breast cancer surveillance and research, and provides free or low-cost mammograms to underserved women.
*Latest year for which statistics are available. †Source: USCS.


Photo of a womanAdvisory Committee on Breast Cancer in Young Women
Register for the next meeting on December 13 via teleconference.
Photo of woman statisticianStatistics
Aside from non-melanoma skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common kind of cancer in American women.
Woman's faceBreast Cancer Disparities
Black women have the highest death rates of all racial and ethnic groups. The reasons for this difference result from many factors.
Pink ribbonScreening
Screening means checking for cancer before symptoms appear. Mammograms are the best way to find breast cancer early.

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