Do you have someone in your family with breast cancer? Are you concerned about inheriting a gene mutation?
The truth is, these risk factors don't apply to the majority of women with breast cancer. What are the most common factors? Being a woman and getting older. That’s why it’s important to know the facts.DOWNLOAD PDF
You may have known that breast cancer is the most common cancer among women. However, did you know that the rates of getting and dying from breast cancer differ by race and ethnicity?
While the reasons for this are still under study, it's important to know some of the potential factors involved.DOWNLOAD PDF
Are you making the types of lifestyle decisions that can lower your risk of breast cancer?
Healthy choices, such as eating well, staying active and limiting alcohol intake, make good sense for everyone. However, studies linking body weight to breast cancer risk make living a healthier lifestyle that much more important for women.DOWNLOAD PDF
Established in 1982, Susan G. Komen is the only organization addressing breast cancer on multiple fronts, including research, community health, global outreach and public policy initiatives. What began as a promise to Nancy G. Brinker's dying sister, Susan, has grown into the world’s largest nonprofit source of funding for the fight against breast cancer.