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Why breast cancer is so deadly?

Other tumors are “malignant” and are cancer. Breast cancer often starts out too small to be felt. As it grows, it can spread throughout the breast or to other parts of the body. This causes serious health problems and can cause death.

Why breast cancer is so deadly?

Other tumors are “malignant” and are cancer. Breast cancer often starts out too small to be felt. As it grows, it can spread throughout the breast or to other parts of the body. This causes serious health problems and can cause death.

How fast can Breast Cancer kill you?

Approximately 25% of women with breast cancer diagnosed in the United States will die of breast cancer within 20 years, providing they do not die of something else [1, 2].

What is the point of breast cancer awareness?

The goal of breast cancer awareness campaigns is to raise the public’s “brand awareness” for breast cancer, its detection, its treatment, and the need for a reliable, permanent cure.

How do you die from breast cancer?

The most common cause of death was metastatic disease to various organs, accounting for 42% of all deaths. Infection was the second most common cause of death; however, only 27% of the patients with infection had significant neutropenia. In patients dying of hemorrhage, only 9% were thrombocytopenic.

Why do we wear pink for breast cancer awareness?

The pink ribbon represents fear of breast cancer, hope for the future, and the charitable goodness of people and businesses who publicly support the breast cancer movement. It is intended to evoke solidarity with women who currently have breast cancer.

At what age is most breast cancer diagnosed?

Getting older. The risk for breast cancer increases with age; most breast cancers are diagnosed after age 50.

Does anyone survive Stage 4 cancer?

How long can someone live with stage 4 cancer? Doctors usually give a prognosis for cancer in terms of an estimated survival rate over 5 years.

Why is breast cancer the most common?

Mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes are the most common. On average, women with a BRCA1 mutation have up to a 72% lifetime risk of developing breast cancer. For women with a BRCA2 mutation, the risk is 69%. Breast cancer that is positive for the BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations tends to develop more often in younger women.