Breast Cancer

Basic Information
Statistics
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Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women in the United States. The Data Visualizations Tool provides detailed statistics.

Low-Cost Screening
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CDC’s National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program provides low-cost breast and cervical cancer screenings. Learn more.

Breast Cancer Treatment Plan

Breast cancer survivor Joan Lunden encourages breast cancer patients to work with their doctors to determine the right treatment plan.

Featured Resources
Photo of Charity, a breast cancer survivor

CDC’s Bring Your Brave campaign educates younger women about breast cancer.

Photo of a woman getting a mammogram

Mammograms are the best test to find breast cancer early. Learn more.

Dr. Lisa Richardson

In this video, Dr. Lisa Richardson explains why alcohol raises breast cancer risk.

CDC works with partners to reduce the burden of breast cancer in the United States. Learn what CDC is doing.

Page last reviewed: November 5, 2018