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Why Breast Cancer Awareness Matters More Than Ever

YOU MIGHT BE TIRED OF HEARING ABOUT BUT BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MATTERS MORE THAN EVER First the good news: U.S. breast cancer deaths are declining.. 35 Breast Cancer Deaths per From 1990 to 100,000 U.S. Women 2011 (the last 30 year data is available), 25 deaths from breast cancer 20 have declined 35% 15 10 Source: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. .and the number of nonprofits dedicated to fighting breast cancer has exploded. Millions In 1989, only a small handful of $700 Total Revenue 250 # of Breast Cancer Charities $600 charities focused on breast cancer. That has grown 200 $500 to OVER 200 charities, raising $400 150 OVER $550 MILLION $300 100 $200 every year. $100 50 Source: National Center for Charitable Statistics $- at the Urban Institute. 2003 2005 2007 2001 But there's still work to do. Women get breast cancer far more than other cancers... Worldwide, breast cancer is Liver New Cancer Cases in omen Worldwide (x10,000) still by far the Thyroid most common form of cancer Ovary diagnosed in Corpus uteri women, with 16.8 MILLION Stomach cases Cervix uteri diagnosed in 2012. Lung Source: Colorectum World Health Breast Organization. 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 180 .and U.S. cases are actually rising. In 2009, 25 New Cancer Cases in 2009 American Women (x 10,000) 192,370 2014 American 20 women were diagnosed with breast cancer. 15 That is projected 10 increase to 232,670 THIS YEAR. Source: American Cancer Society. The fight against breast cancer matters more than ever. This October, support your favorite breast health organization in a way that's meaningful for you. O Plenty 1990 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 1989 2005 1991 2006 1993 2007 2008 1995 2009 1997 2010 2011 1999 2009 2011 Breast Lung and bronchus Colon rectum Uterine Thyroid Non-Hodgkin lymphoma Melanoma of the skin Kidney renal pelvis

Why Breast Cancer Awareness Matters More Than Ever

shared by t1handy on Oct 17
This graphic shows why breast cancer awareness is a very important cause and is still relevant in today's culture. Breast cancer awareness is doing well but there are still research to be done in orde...


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