Over the course of their lifetime, 1 in 8 women in the U.S. are expected to develop an invasive form of breast cancer.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and it’s the perfect time to educate yourself and others about this disease that affects more than 12 percent of all women.
According to breastcancer.org, an estimated 281,550 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the U.S. throughout 2021. That’s not including the estimated 49,290 new cases of non-invasive breast cancer.
Experts believe that an estimate of 43,600 women in the U.S. are expected to die from breast cancer in 2021.