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Tip of the Week: Breast Cancer Awareness

by Cassie Moore, ACNM Writer and Editor

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Chances are, you know someone who has had breast cancer. Aside from non-melanoma skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the United States. It is also one of the leading causes of cancer death among women of all races and Hispanic origin populations. In 2007 (the most recent year numbers are available), 202,964 women in the United States were diagnosed with breast cancer and 40,598 women in the United States died from breast cancer.

We’ve rounded up some resources about breast cancer for you to check out and share with your clients. Let us know if we missed anything in the comments!

Posted 9/29/2011 10:23:54 AM



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