The Disease More Prevalent In Women Than Breast Cancer

August 28, 2014 3:16 PM

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With October practically around the corner, more and more public figures, companies and everyday people are supporting or encouraging others to support breast cancer research. While it is extremely vital to fund foundations that are dedicated to fighting one of the most common illnesses affecting women, I'm afraid that another illness even more frequently diagnosed in women often gets overlooked for reasons I'm not completely sure of. Surprising, right?

According to, one in eight women "will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime." On the other hand, one in six women will suffer from Alzheimer's (note: other sources state that the number is less than six). Yet, how often do we really hear about money being r...

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