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What You Should Know About Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is a complex disease that will affect 1 in 9 Canadian women during their lifetime.

According to the latest statistics, it is estimated that 25,000 women and 220 men in Canada will be diagnosed with breast cancer, and that 5,000 women and 60 men will die from the disease in 2015.

Explore this section to learn more about the following: 

   

Sources:

Canadian Cancer Society’s Steering Committee on Cancer Statistics.  Canadian Cancer Statistics 2015, Toronto, ON: Canadian Cancer Society, 2015.