Worldwide, breast cancer comprises 10.4% of all cancer incidence among women, making it the second most common type of non-skin cancer (after lung cancer) and the fifth most common cause of cancer death. In this article, we will discuss the symptoms, causes and risk factors associated with breast cancer.
Approximately 2.5 million survivors of Breast Cancer are currently living in the United States. Breast Cancer is the most common type of cancer among women in the United States, the other is skin cancer. Nearly 90% of women that are diagnosed with Breast Cancer will survive the disease for at least 5 years. Each year, more than 211,000 American women are diagnosed with Breast Cancer.