- Women in the United States get breast cancer more than any other type of cancer except for skin cancer.
- Breast cancer is second only to lung cancer as a cause of cancer death in women.
- Breast cancer occurs more often in white women than in black women. However, black women are more likely than white women to die from the disease.
- Breast cancer occurs in men also, but the number of cases is small.
Read more about breast cancer at www.cancer.gov/
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