1. Every 13 minutes, a woman dies from breast cancer in the U.S.
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  2. In the U.S., 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime.
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  3. Breast Cancer
    kills 450 men
    in the U.S.
    every year.
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  4. Angelina Jolie's breast cancer announcement doubled the number of women being tested in its first few months.
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  5. Exercise, like walking, can reduce breast cancer risk by 25%.
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  6. There is a US$1000 sports bra which uses heat sensors to detect signs of breast cancer up to 6 years earlier than a mammogram can.
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  7. Breast cancer is one of the most survivable types of cancers over a five year period.
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  8. A cooling cap can prevent breast cancer patients facing chemotherapy from losing their hair.
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  9. 30%
    of all cancers diagnosed in women are breast cancers.
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  10. A woman's risk of breast cancer approximately doubles if she has a first-degree relative (mother, sister, daughter) who has been diagnosed with breast cancer.
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  11. 85%
    people survive breast cancer beyond 5 years.
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  12. Pigeons can be trained to detect breast cancer in mammogram scans.
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  13. 2.9 million
    breast cancer survivors are alive in the U.S. today.
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  14. Only 1 in 10 breast cancers are genetic.
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  15. Regular mammograms actually increase the risk of dying of breast cancer.
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