Breast Cancer Facts

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40% 
Mammography has helped reduce breast cancer mortality in the U.S. by nearly 40% since 1990.

1 in 69 
The ten-year risk for breast cancer in a 40 year old woman is 1 in 69.

1 in 6
1 in 6 breast cancers occur in women aged 40-49.

3/4

3/4 of women diagnosed with breast cancer have no family history of the disease and are not considered high risk.

30%

Even for women 50+, skipping a mammogram every other year would miss up to 30% of cancers.