In 2018, more than 266,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in the United States. According to the American Cancer Society, over 40,000 women will die from breast cancer this year. It is the second leading cause of cancer death in American women. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in the US and worldwide, regardless of race or ethnicity.
Every October, organizations around the world unite to raise awareness for breast cancer. Many government and non-profit organizations, such as NIEHS, CDC, and Susan G. Komen, have devoted resources and funding to support research studies and encourage screening for early detection. For example, the American Cancer Society has provided $61 million of funding for breast cancer as of August 2018.
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