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Recognizing the Importance of Breast Cancer Awareness
Date:10/1/2009

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts offers information about breast cancer risk factors, detection and prevention.

Boston, MA (Vocus) October 1, 2009 -- According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), breast cancer is the second most common form of cancer in American women. While it may not be the deadliest, when it comes to instigating fear, this disease is in a class of its own. Much of this fear springs from confusing and out-of-date information.

There are currently about 2.5 million breast cancer survivors in the United States and the rate of breast cancer-related deaths has continued to decline for over twenty years. Research and advancements in treatment play an important role, but experts also believe the decline is a direct result of earlier detection through screening and an increased focus on prevention.

This is not to minimize the severity of the disease. According to the ACS, in 2009 over 190,000 new cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed. In addition, approximately 40,170 people in the United States will lose their lives to invasive breast cancer.

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts' (BCBSMA) Prevention and Wellness Program is offering the following information to help you and your loved ones understand breast cancer risk factors, detection a
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