Concerned About Breast Health?
Here’s What You Need to Know:
Here are the facts: Breast cancer is the most common cancer among Canadian women. One in nine Canadian women is expected to develop breast cancer during her lifetime.
In 2015, 18% of all new breast cancers in Canada are expected to be diagnosed in women under 50. Approximately 5% of Canadian women diagnosed with breast cancer will be under the age of 40. Though the numbers may seem small, younger women with breast cancer have many unique needs and require age-appropriate support and resources.