Breast Cancer: Do You Know What's Fact or Fiction?

How much do you know about breast cancer? Find out what's true and what's false (9 Photos)

Jill Provost on Oct 1, 2013 at 12:05AM

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Breast Cancer: Do You Know What's Fact or Fiction?

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Breast Cancer Is the Deadliest Cancer for Women

Fiction. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women, affecting 122 out of 1,000 women, but it is not the deadliest. While lung cancer strikes fewer women – about 55 out of 1,000 -- 39 of those patients will die from the disease. The breast cancer mortality rate, on the other hand, is 23 per 1,000.

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