Breast cancer: By the numbers
89 percent: Of women, in Western countries, diagnosed with breast cancer who are still alive 5 years after their diagnosis
527: New cases of breast cancer per day in the U.S.
110: Breast cancer deaths per day in the U.S.
121: Rate of invasive breast cancer, per 100,000 women, in Missouri
5 percent: Of breast cancers occur in women younger than 40
1 in 36: Chance that breast cancer will be responsible for a woman's death
1 in 8: Women in the U.S. will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime
85 percent: Of women who get breast cancer do not have a family history of this disease
2.9 million+: Breast cancer survivors in the United States
Sources: ww5.komen.org, worldwidebreastcancer.com, cancer.org