Medical News Summary: Breast Cancer statistics


About: Breast Cancer statistics
Date: 4 November 2004
Source: Seattle PI
Medical News Summary (summary of medical news story as reported by Seattle PI): The American Cancer Society reports that in 2004, 215,990 women in the US will be diagnosed with breast cancer and 40,110 will die from it. There are about 2 million survivors of the disease now living. The risk of cancer during a woman’s lifetime is about 1 in 7 and the chance of dying from it is 1 in 33.
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