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Breast Cancer statistics

The American Cancer Society reports that in 2004, 215,990 women in the US will be diagnosed with breast cancer and 40,110 will die from it. There are about 2 million survivors of the disease now living. The risk of cancer during a womanís lifetime is about 1 in 7 and the chance of dying from it is 1 in 33.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Seattle PI

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About: Breast Cancer statistics

Date: 4 November 2004

Source: Seattle PI

URL: http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/apus_story.asp?category=1110&slug=Elizabeth%20Edwards%20Cancer%20Glance

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