October is Pinktober on 93.7 WSTW! All month, we’ll be sharing ways that you can support Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
According to cancer.org:
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in the United States, except for skin cancers. It is about 30% (or 1 in 3) of all new female cancers each year.
Overall, the average risk of a woman in the United States developing breast cancer sometime in her life is about 13%. This means there is a 1 in 8 chance she will develop breast cancer.
Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women.
The American Cancer Society‘s estimates for breast cancer in the United States for 2023, about 297,790 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in women.
According to cancer.org, at this time there are more than 4 million breast cancer survivors in the United States. This includes women still being treated and those who have completed treatment.
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