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Essential Data

 

 

ESSENTIAL DATA FOR BREAST CANCER

logobr.jpg (48972 bytes)   YEAR 1997

BREAST CANCER RATE

1 / 8 WOMEN (LIFETIME)

NUMBER OF BREAST CANCER DIAGNOSED PER YEAR - USA

182000

OVERALL DEATH RATE FROM BREAST CANCER

1 / 40 WOMEN WILL DIE OF BREAST CANCER BEFORE AGE 75

BREAST CANCER OCCURENCE

5 % BEFORE AGE 40

25% BEFORE AGE 50

70% AFTER AGE 50

MOST SIGNIFICANT RISK FACTOR HISTORY OF PRE-MENOPAUSAL BREAST CANCER IN DIRECT CLOSE FAMILY MEMBER
ACCEPTED RISKS FACTORS

1. FAMILY HISTORY

2. MUTATED GENE (BRAC)

3. DELAYED CHILD BIRTH

4. NEVER HAVING BREAST FED

5. PESTICIDE EXPOSURE

6. ESTROGEN REPLACEMENT


1997 - TransMed Network