Breast Cancer Facts and Figures<br />Data Source www.cancer.org, www.breastcancer.org, www.tatom.org.<br />Created by Temp...
1.<br />Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women<br />
2.<br />The risk of breast cancer increases with age and if you live to 90 years your risk of developing this cancer is al...
3.<br />1.7 million breast cancers were diagnosed worldwide in 2007<br />
4.<br />465,000 (approx.) women died due to breast cancer in 2007<br />
5.<br />North America, Australia, Europe have the highest incidence of breast cancer<br />
6.<br />Large parts of Africa and Asia have the lowest rates<br />
7.<br />In the last 25 years it incidence has gone up by 30% in the western world<br />
8.<br />Increased risk of developing breast cancer include<br /><ul><li>Start of menstrual period at an early age
Menopause later in life
Having a first or second degree relative with breast cancer
Obesity
Consumption of alcohol
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Breast cancer facts and figures

  1. 1. Breast Cancer Facts and Figures<br />Data Source www.cancer.org, www.breastcancer.org, www.tatom.org.<br />Created by Template Ready<br />
  2. 2. 1.<br />Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women<br />
  3. 3. 2.<br />The risk of breast cancer increases with age and if you live to 90 years your risk of developing this cancer is almost 14%<br />
  4. 4. 3.<br />1.7 million breast cancers were diagnosed worldwide in 2007<br />
  5. 5. 4.<br />465,000 (approx.) women died due to breast cancer in 2007<br />
  6. 6. 5.<br />North America, Australia, Europe have the highest incidence of breast cancer<br />
  7. 7. 6.<br />Large parts of Africa and Asia have the lowest rates<br />
  8. 8. 7.<br />In the last 25 years it incidence has gone up by 30% in the western world<br />
  9. 9. 8.<br />Increased risk of developing breast cancer include<br /><ul><li>Start of menstrual period at an early age
  10. 10. Menopause later in life
  11. 11. Having a first or second degree relative with breast cancer
  12. 12. Obesity
  13. 13. Consumption of alcohol
  14. 14. Never having children
  15. 15. Using contraceptives
  16. 16. Using hormone replacement therapy
  17. 17. during post-menopausal years
  18. 18. Certain inherited genetic mutations for breast cancer (BRCA1 and/or BRCA2)</li></li></ul><li>9.<br />Decreased Breast cancer Risk<br />Breast feeding <br />Moderate Physical activity <br />Maintaining normal weight <br />Stop smoking<br />
  19. 19. 10.<br />Breast cancer can be prevented by screening<br />
  20. 20. 11.<br />Early treatment can increase chances of 5 years survival to 98%<br />
  21. 21. 12.<br />Women with a BRCA mutation who get their ovaries surgically removed can reduce their risk of breast cancer by over 50%.<br />
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