1.Breast cancer is a global concern, with an estimated 2.3 million new cases diagnosed in 2020, making it the most commonly diagnosed cancer among women.
2.Sadly, breast cancer claims the highest number of cancer-related deaths globally among women
3.Despite improvements in higher-income countries, lower and middle-income nations still face challenges, with survival rates in India at 66% and in South Africa at 40%.
4.In the U.S., advancements in detection and treatment have led to a 43% decrease in breast cancer mortality rates among women since the late 1980s
5.Over 4 million breast cancer survivors thrive in the U.S. today.
6.The statistic remains stark: 1 in 8 women in the U.S. will develop breast cancer in their lifetime.
7.Black women, at every age, face a higher likelihood of dying from breast cancer than any other racial or ethnic group.
8.While less common, approximately 1 in 833 men in the U.S. will also develop breast cancer in their lifetime.
9.The U.S. sees variations in the median age of diagnosis based on ethnicity, emphasizing the importance of personalized care.
10.Recent guidelines recommend mammograms starting at age 40 for women with average breast cancer risk, particularly crucial for Black women who may face aggressive cancers at younger ages.
In the fight against breast cancer, knowledge and early detection are our most potent weapons. With millions of new cases diagnosed globally each year, understanding the facts is crucial. NOOMI Stockholm stands committed to raising awareness and empowering women with the information they need. Discover more about breast health, prevention, and support on our campaign page. Together, let's nurture a world where knowledge leads to early detection and brighter tomorrows. 💖🌸
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