According to the American Cancer Society, in 2010:
•About 207,090 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in women.
•About 54,010 new cases of carcinoma in situ (CIS) will be diagnosed (CIS is non-invasive and is the earliest form of breast cancer).
•About 39,840 women will die from breast cancer
1 in every 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer sometime in their life. Early detection is key to treating it successfully. That is why it is important to get screenings and mammograms regularly. Know your body, do self exams (or have your significant other do them- who else knows your body as well as you do?) Breast cancer does not always present as lumps, be aware of any changes in your breasts. Please pay attention to your body!
In honor of BCA, here are some pink polishes I have. Please excuse some of the pictures, they date back to the beginning!