It is important to understand that breast cancer affects men and women similarly, but the signs may be easily noticeable in men because they have less breast tissue than women.
Also, women have a higher mortality rate than men. According to Susan G. Komen, about 410 men die of this disease compared to 21.9 per 100, 000 women. However the survival rates are the same with the same stage of cancer at the time of diagnosis.
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month. Men and women are affected with this disease all over the world, although less frequent in men. The American Cancer Society estimates that 12 percent of women in the US will develop breast cancer and out of those cases about 39,620 women will die from this disease.
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When comparing cancer in cancer in the state of New Jersey among it's municipalities, it is reported by the National Cancer Institute that Passaic County ranks #7 in cases compared to the other 21 peer counties in NJ with Essex County ranking #1 among African-Americans and Hispanics.
What is Breast Cancer?
Breast Cancer is an abnormal growth of cells that are cancerous and multiply creating a tumor.
Signs and Symptoms