The incidents of breast cancer have risen significantly in modern times. It is a serious disease that affects 1 Canadian woman out of 8 during her lifetime. The incidents are rarer in men but still exist. If we go by statistics, 230 men and 26,300 women in Canada had been diagnosed in 2017 with breast cancer. Per hour, at least 3 people are diagnosed with breast cancer in Canada.
The number of deaths is also not to ignore- 43 men and 5,000 women have been thought to have died in 2017 due to breast cancer. (more…)