OCT 29, 2019 10:35 AM PDT

Breast Cancer - Key Facts & Figures

WRITTEN BY: Liat Ben-Senior

Did you know one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime? October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and we are raising awareness of one of the most common types of cancer and the second leading cause of death among women after lung cancer. The good news is that early detection can save lives. If detected early, The 5-year survival rate is 99%. Make sure you know the signs and follow the screening recommendations. Learn and share this with your friends and family.

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