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Breast Cancer Information and Resources

In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the American Cancer Society collects its most relevant information and resources in one place in order to easily promote a better understanding of how to stay well, be well, find cures and fight back against breast cancer.

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BREAST CANCER PREVENTION AND EARLY DETECTION

Preventing and detecting breast cancer early will help save more lives. So you should understand the lifestyle factors that may affect your risk of breast cancer and what you can do to stay healthy. Breast exams, mammograms and other screenings increase the chances of detecting breast cancer early, when they are most likely to be curable.


BREAST CANCER TREATMENT, SUPPORT, AND RESEARCH

Information for cancer survivors and their loved ones to help them understand a breast cancer diagnosis, navigate treatment options, learn about the free programs and services the American Cancer Society offers, and explore the latest breast cancer research.

2013–2014 Breast Cancer Facts & Figures (Statistics PDF)

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