Breast Cancer

Frequently Asked Questions

4. Who gets breast cancer?

Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers in American women. It is most common among women between the ages of 45-85.

Today, more women are surviving breast cancer than ever before. Over two million women are breast cancer survivors.

(Watch the video to learn more about breast cancer survival rates. To enlarge the video, click the brackets in the lower right-hand corner. To reduce the video, press the Escape (Esc) button on your keyboard.)

Men can get breast cancer too, although they account for only one percent of all reported cases.

Read more about breast cancer in men.