Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer to affect women, and incidence is growing, with about 1.7 million new cases worldwide every year. In the United States alone, the National Cancer Author: Kristen Fischer And Kareem Yasin. Welcome to our collection of breast cancer stories! These are inspiring and often personal stories about how ordinary women discovered their breast cancer symptoms, coped with their diagnosis, and found support through their treatment.
Sep 25, 2017 · Survival rates can give you an idea of what percentage of people with the same type and stage of cancer are still alive a certain amount of time (usually 5 years) after they were diagnosed. They can’t tell you how long you will live, but they may help give you a better understanding of how likely Last Revised: February 7, 2019. Breast cancer, which mainly affects females, is common. However, statistics show that many people with breast cancer have an excellent chance of surviving for at least 5 years after a diagnosis.Author: Danielle Dresden.
Statistics. Number of Cancer Survivors. As of January 2019, it is estimated that there are 16.9 million cancer survivors in the United States. This represents 5.0% of the population. The number of cancer survivors is projected to increase by 29.1%, to 21.7 million, by 2029. HER2 is a protein that causes breast cancer cells to grow, and can cause aggressive breast cancer. Read about survival rates, treatments, and more.Author: Robin Madell.