*Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women. *Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women.
*Each year it is estimated that over 246,660 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer and more than 40,000 will die.
*Although breast cancer in men is rare, an estimated 2,600 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer and approximately 440 will die each year.
*On average, every 2 minutes a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer and 1 woman will die of breast cancer every 13 minutes.
*Over 2.8 million breast cancer survivors are alive in the United States today.