The American Cancer Society has made great improvements in the research, treatment, and early detection of breast cancer. Yet, the disease is still the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women in the U.S. and the second leading cause of cancer death in women. With October being Breast Cancer Awareness month (#BCA), it's an important reminder to schedule a mammogram and/or conduct a self exam.
Ladies, look out for your men too: An estimated 40,000 women and 430 men are expected to die of breast cancer in 2014.
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