Breast Cancer by the Numbers [Infographic]

Pink ribbon to represent breast cancer awareness

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’re sharing a few 2017 breast cancer statistics with our readers. Since 1 in 8 women in the U.S. will develop breast cancer in the course of her lifetime, it’s crucial to raise awareness in our community. The National Cancer Institute reports that the five-year survival rate is nearly 90% if the disease is detected in an early stage.

Not all of the statistics are negative; there is a ray of hope: According to, incidence rates in the U.S. began decreasing in the year 2000 and have continued to decrease since then. This is likely due to advances in treatment, earlier detection, and increased awareness.

Take steps to recognize the signs – it could save your (or a loved one’s) life!

  • Get screened
  • Conduct monthly self exams
  • Exercise regularly and maintain healthy weight
  • Be aware of the symptoms
  • Be your own advocate!

2017 Breast Cancer Statistics

View more interesting breast cancer statistics, facts, and information in the infographic below:

Infographic featuring 2017 breast cancer statistics

Share These Breast Cancer Statistics

Help spread the word about breast cancer by sharing this blog with your friends and family! They will thank you for it!

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3 comments on “Breast Cancer by the Numbers [Infographic]”
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    lakdeepa deepa

    Its a wonderful post and very helpful, thanks for all this information. You are including better information regarding this topic in an effective way.Thank you so much

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      Brookside Dental

      Thank you for your nice comment.

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    Felix Stafford

    “It is really helpful information and the stats that you have shared about this disorder.
    Thanks for sharing the post!”

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