<p>After lung cancer, breast cancer remains the second leading cause of cancer death in women in the United States. The average risk of a woman in the United States developing breast cancer sometime in her life is about 12 percent—about a 1 in 8 chance.</p>Read More
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Breast Cancer Q&As
Does breast cancer affect children differently than adults?
<p>More than 90 percent of people diagnosed with breast cancer are over age 40. Breast cancer in children and teens is extremely rare, but it does sometimes occur. Young girls and teens should learn to do breast self-exams; they will learn what feels normal, so they will be better able to detect any later lumps or other changes that may indicate cancer.</p>
- QCan breast cancer be detected early?
- QWhat is benign breast disease?
- QIs breast cancer serious?
- QWhat is breast cancer?
- QHow should I care for myself after breast cancer surgery?
- QHow does breast density affect my risk for breast cancer?
- QWhat happens before breast cancer surgery?
- QWhat is the difference between a mastectomy and a lumpectomy?
- QWhat is a breast cancer tumor board?
- QWhat are the guidelines for breast cancer screening?
- QWhat are the risk factors for breast cancer?
- QWhat is Paget's disease of the breast?
- QHow does a genetic counselor assess my risk of breast cancer?
- QWhich celebrities have had breast cancer?
- QHow often do men get breast cancer?
- QWhat is male breast cancer?
- QWhat is ductal carcinoma?
- QHow many people get breast cancer in the U.S.?
- QHow is triple-negative breast cancer different from other breast cancers?
- QWhat is papillary carcinoma?
- QWhat are the different types of invasive breast cancer?
- QDoes diet affect my breast cancer risk?
- QIs my breast cancer more likely to recur if it is HER2-positive?
- QCan men develop HER2-positive breast cancer?