Breast Cancer Awareness Month may be almost over, but breast health is a year-round responsibility.

Relationships Do Matter

Here are 10 facts about Breast Cancer from the ThinkPinkRibbon.com site

Please Be Proactive, Perform Regular Check ups, Stay Alert and Prayerful, Donate and Support Survivors. #relationshipsdomatter

  1. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women. One in every eight women in the United States develops breast cancer.
  2. There are over 2.6 million breast cancer survivors in the United States today.
  3. All women are at risk for developing breast cancer.
  4. Breast cancer is the leading cause of death in women between ages 40 and 55.
  5. Nearly 40,000 women will die of breast cancer in 2012.
  6. At present, there is no sure way to prevent breast cancer, which is why regular mammograms and monthly breast self-exams are extremely important.
  7. The causes of breast cancer are not yet fully known although a number of risk factors have been identified such as late menopause, diets high in saturated fat, late pregnancies, estrogen…

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