Most common cancer amongst women. Almost 1 in 8 women are affected in the world.
Breast cancer is significantly increasing in numbers, in incidence as well as deaths.
The maximum occurrence of breast cancer is in the 40-50 years age group though seen in all age groups.
- Breast Feeding
- Physical Activity
- Urban lifestyle
- Higher BMI/ Obesity
- Alcohol consumption
Though multiple options are available for the treatment of breast cancer, the best results are seen when breast cancer is detected at an early stage.
Thus, education and awareness form the cornerstone in the early detection and management of breast cancer.