Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women, except for skin cancers, and about 12% of women will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime. In 2015, the American Cancer Society estimated that about 1,658,370 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in women and that about 589,430 women will die from breast cancer in the US. Continue reading
October may be breast cancer awareness month, but it is a year-round issue. In an effort to help raise awareness of this fatal disease, we at VIVA would like to give you the statistics about breast cancer and inform you about how to reduce your risk factors for this disease.