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The Facts:

- One in eight women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime.

- Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women.

- Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women.

- Each year it is estimated that over 252,710 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer and more than 40,500 will die.

- Although breast cancer in men is rare, an estimated 2,470 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer and approximately 460 will die each year.

- On average, every 2 minutes a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer and 1 woman will die of breast cancer every 13 minutes.

- Over 3.3 million breast cancer survivors are alive in the United States today. 

 

 

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