Help Moms Prevent Breast Cancer.

Breast cancer is treatable if discovered in the early stages. Early screening will detect cancer before any symptoms are displayed. This means any unusual changes can be detected before the situation becomes critical.

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Overview & Facts

Breast cancer is the result of one or more tumors developing in the breast cells. The tumors form from malignant cancer cells that invade the breast tissue. Read more

Risk Factors

Unlike other cancers, breast cancer is not linked to certain behaviors or environmental factors, but there are several risk factors to be aware of. Age, genetics, ethnic background, previous radiation, Read more

Signs & Symptoms

The most widespread symptom of breast cancer is a lump, mass, thickening or hardening under the skin. Early detection of breast cancer may increase the odds of a positive prognosis in many patients. Read more

Early Detection

Because breast cancer is usually treatable when diagnosed in the early stages, doctors stress the importance of early detection. Screening patients before symptoms develop can save a woman's life. Read more


Current Statistics

Number of women that get breast cancer

1 in 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of their lifetime.

Number of women that die from breast cancer

39,520 women will die from breast cancer in 2012.

Source: National Cancer Institute

85% of women diagnosed have no family history of breast cancer.



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