AWARENESS

According to research studies, in 2019, an estimated 268,000 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected. 1 in 8 women are diagnosed with breast cancer in their life time.

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United States Breast Cancer Statistics and the American Cancer Society for 2020

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  • About 1 in 8 women are diagnosed with invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime

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  • About 276,480 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in women

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  • About 48,530 new cases of carcinoma in situ (CIS) will be diagnosed (CIS is non-invasive and the earliest form of breast cancer)

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  • About 47,120 women will die from breast cancer

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  • Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in women. It is estimated that 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer sometime during her life. Breast cancer can occur at any age, but most occur in women over age 50

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  • Breast cancer for nearly 15% of newly diagnosed cancers in the U.S. each year and about 7% of annual cancer deaths. This equates to 247,000 cases and over 40,000 deaths

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  • Like other forms of cancer, breast cancer is caused by a combination of several environmental and hereditary factors. Screening mammography can help detect breast cancer at an early stage when treatment is more effective

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  • The five-year survival rate is 89.7%. New Mexico has averaged about 1,652 new case of breast cancer per year between 2010-2014. Diagnosis rates remained steady over recent decades