It's not just a month.
Each year in the United States, about 240,000 cases of breast cancer are diagnosed in women and about 2,100 in men. About 42,000 women and 500 men in the U.S. die each year from breast cancer.
- Roughly half of all breast cancers occur in women with no specific risk factors other than sex and age.
- Breast cancer occurs in every country in the world.
- Approximately 0.5–1% of breast cancers occur in men.
Spread the word to your friends and family about the importance of getting mammograms.
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