Breast Tip of the Day: Know the Facts
- 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed breast cancer in her lifetime
- Breast cancer accounts for 1 in 3 cancers diagnosed in US women
- When caught early, the 5-year survival rate is greater than 90%
- For women with a family history or genetic predisposition, the chance of developing breast cancer can be up to 87%
Knowing your body is key to detecting cancer at an early, treatable stage. The best way to be breast self-aware is to monitor your breasts over time so you can detect any differences, should they arise. For a reminder to treasure your chest and check your breasts, sign up for Bright Pink’s once a month text message program by texting PINK to 59227.
xx, The FabFitFun Team
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