By: River Christenson
Cancer that forms in breast tissue.
- tendering, thickening near breast or under arms
- change in skin texture/ color
- nipple discharge
- inherited gene mutation
- acquired gene mutation
- older age
- being obese
- drinking alcohol
- hormonal therapy
- 211,731 women in the US were diagnosed with breast cancer
- 40,676 women in the US died from breast cancer
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 20 Dec. 2012. Web. 26 Apr. 2013.