Breast Cancer Statistics

Breast Cancer
A cancer that forms in the cells of the breasts.
Common
More than 200,000 US cases per year
Treatable by a medical professional
Requires a medical diagnosis
Lab tests or imaging always required
Breast cancer can occur in women and rarely in men.
Symptoms of breast cancer include a lump in the breast, bloody discharge from the nipple, and changes in the shape or texture of the nipple or breast.
Treatment depends on the stage of cancer. It may consist of chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery.
Ages affected
0-2
Extremely rare
3-5
Extremely rare
6-13
Extremely rare
14-18
Very rare
19-40
Rare
41-60
Common
60+
Common
Genders affected
Males
Rare
Females
Very common
Consult a doctor for medical advice
Sources: Mayo Clinic 
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