More about breast cancer
Breast cancer can occur in both men and women, but it's far more common in women. Substantial support for breast cancer awareness and research funding. Except for skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in the United States. Deaths from breast cancer have declined over time, but remain the second leading cause of cancer death among women overall and the leading cause of cancer death among Hispanic women. Learn more about the causes, types, and symptoms of breast cancer as well as preventative measures available for those who are at risk. Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women after skin cancer. Mammograms can detect breast cancer early, possibly before it has spread. Explore the links on this page to learn more about breast cancer prevention, screening, treatment, statistics, research, clinical trials, and more. Also, women who have had a breast biopsy (removal of breast tissue) that shows certain types of benign disease, such as atypical hyperplasia, are more likely to get breast cancer. Other risk. Learn more about living as a breast cancer survivor including information about next steps, answers to many questions, and tips on follow up care. Easy Reading. If You Have Breast Cancer. Read this short, simple, guide to help understand the next steps if you or someone you know has just been diagnosed with breast cancer.