Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast Cancer Awareness

IMG_0003 IMG_0002Each year its 220,000 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer and more than 40,000 will die. Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women, and is the second leading cause of death among women. One in every eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. This doesn’t mean that they will have breast cancer and die from it.

Breast cancer is a disease in which cancer cells form in the tissues of the breast. The damaged cells can invade surrounding tissue, but with early detection and treatment, most people continue normal life. According to the World Health Organization, breast cancer is the most common cancer among women worldwide. People everyday are getting the devastating news that they have been diagnosed with this deadly cancer now knowing that there life is at risk. “ It hurt my heart too hear that my mother was diagnosed with breast cancer ”, said by Kimberly Bradford a mother of 4 kids that had too settle with the fact that her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer in early 2012. Breast cancer isn’t anything too take lightly or anything that is easy too deal with at any situation.

Although breast cancer in men is rare, according too the World Health Organization an estimated 2,150 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer and approximately 410 will die each year. The chance that men will be diagnosed with breast cancer is very slim, however if they are diagnosed with it the situation doesn’t change there chances of dying is the same as women.