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In the United States in 1995 alone 43063 died from breast cancer Bram 192 It is the number two cancer killer and the number one cancer in females ages 15 to 54 Haynes 14 On average if a woman gets this disease their life expectancy drops nineteen and a half years 22 This cancer is within the top three cancers of all women above the age of 15 and comprises 6 of all health care costs in the US totaling an astounding 35 billion dollars a year 25 An average woman is said to have a one in thirty chance of getting the cancer but if that person had family history of the disease 32 Their chances have been measured up to a one in six chance they are predicted to be nearly two million new cases reported this year in the US38 Breast cancer will strike close to 200000 women each year in the US many women will go through difficult periods both physical and mental but there are various treatments to help fight this disease and save their lives Breast cancer is a group of rapidly reproducing undifferentiated cells in the area of the breast in women While the outlining steps of breast cancer are unknown the cell in the breast trigger a reaction of cell reproduction Cunning 28 These new cancer cells form tumors If cancer cells are active or are considered malign the tumor grows at tremendous speeds and may end up in metastasis Metastasis is a complex process in which cells break away from their primary tumors and via the blood supply or through the lymph system relocate into other organs thus spreading cancer throughout the body if left untreated 41 Generally if a lump is smaller than one centimeter it is considered Fats have been thought to increase the rate of breast cancer occurrence Hughes 1 Conversely many studies have drawn out a link between fats and
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