Breast Health: Learn the Facts

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.


Signs and Symptoms of Metastatic Breast Cancer

Metastatic breast cancer (MBC) is breast cancer that recurs and spreads to other parts of the body, such as the brain, lung, liver and/or bones.

While most people will not develop MBC, you should be aware of the signs and symptoms.


Facts for Life: Racial & Ethnic Differences

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.


Healthy Living and Breast Cancer

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.


About the Susan G. Komen Foundation

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.

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