Breast Cancer Basics

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Learn more about this common cancer and how you can work to prevent it.

The American Cancer Society estimated that 268,600 women would be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in 2019, with another 48,100 women diagnosed with noninvasive breast cancer. During their lifetime, 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with the disease.

Our infographic sheds light on this common cancer in women and provides details about breast cancer treatment and ways you can reduce your risk.