How many people get diagnosed with breast cancer?

Answer Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women, behind non-melanoma skin cancer. The National Cancer Institute estimates that 192,370 women and 1,910 men were diagnosed with breast cancer ... Read More »

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When was the first case of breast cancer diagnosed?

The earliest identifiable case of breast cancer was recorded in what is known as the Edwin Smith Papyrus, named after the Egypologist who discovered it. The document dates to 1600 BC, and contains ... Read More »

What do you write in a card for someone who has been diagnosed with breast cancer?

Write whatever is in your heart; if that's difficult, then a simple 'Thinking of you' and/or 'Get well soon' are sufficient - the person will know you care and that you're thinking of them.I'd advi... Read More »

Friend diagnosed with breast cancer, advice?

Don't panic, it's not a death sentence. It is very treatable, even curable, so don't think the worst at all. Her doctor will explain all of her treatment options or requirements. Stay strong and... Read More »

Mum has breast cancer... if you have been diagnosed before please give me advice?

Everyone reacts differently so there is no "one size fits all" answer to how to help her deal with this.Allow her to grieve.She has every right to be angry, upset, frustrated, scared etcTake your l... Read More »