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The words you have breast Cancer

The words you have breast cancer is possibly one of the most devastating statements an individual could image hearing from his or her physician even though breast cancer is the most common cancer among women The diagnosis bears a significant amount of anxiety and fear in regards to treatment and overall survival Researchers around the world are working to find better ways to prevent detect and treat breast cancer and to improve the quality of life of patients and survivors over the past 30 years Physicians are now better able to predict how particular breast cancers will react to treatment therefore they are able to choose more effective treatment options based on these findings Breast cancer is the most common invasive cancer in women and the second main cause of cancer death in women after lung cancer Advances in screening and treatment have improved survival rates dramatically since 1989 There are around 3 1 million breast cancer survivors in the United States The chance of any woman dying from breast cancer is around 1 in 37 

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