Published in Women's Health Weekly, July 29th, 1996
Statistics show a woman's lifetime risk of contracting breast cancer, if she lives to be 85, is 1 out of 9 or 11% of the U.S. population. It is estimated that 46,000 women will die of breast cancer in 1996, making it the second major cause of death among women; lung cancer is the leading cause of death among women.
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