10 From GEM:
10 Facts You Need To Know
About Breast Cancer
As you know Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a big deal to us around here. All this month, we’re running the stories of women (and men.. yes men CAN and do get breast cancer) in our TOTALLY AWESOME Survivor Stories 2013. Yeah we’re excited, in part because people are surviving breast cancer more and with a better quality of life post treatment. But what is breast cancer exactly?
Breast cancer is cancer cells that start in the breast. That sounds really simple, right? But, like all cancers, there’s so much more to it. Women (and men) need to understand some facts about breast cancer like the fact that roughly 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed during their lifetime. Here are 10 facts you need to know right now about breast cancer. For more facts and information, visit sites like breastcancer.org or nationalbreastcancer.org.