Facing a Potential Cancer Diagnosis
First and foremost, thank you so much for all of the positive feedback on the first installment of the video series, To Fight or Not to Fight During Cancer Treatment. It means the absolute world to me. Truly. If you didn’t see it you can watch it here: http://www.thesilverpen.com/breast-cancer-information-facts/video-series-to-fight-or-not-to-fight-during-treatment/
In case you didn’t already know (which you probably do because you all are highly sensitive and aware smarties), here are some seriously sobering statistics about FBC:
- 232,340 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed among US women
- 64,640 additional cases of DCIS
- 39,620 US women are expected to die from breast cancer. Only lung cancer accounts for more cancer deaths in women.
- Breast cancer incidence rates are highest in non-Hispanic white women, followed by African American women and are lowest among Asian/Pacific Islander women. In contrast, breast cancer death rates are highest for African American women, followed by non-Hispanic white women. Breast cancer death rates