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AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION
Fact is: cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 killer of women, causing 1 in 3 deaths each year. That’s approximately one woman every minute!
The more a woman knows about heart disease, the better chance she has of beating it.
Heart disease and stroke cause 1 in 3 deaths among women each year – more than all cancers combined.
Fortunately, we can change that because 80 percent of cardiac and stroke events may be prevented with education and action.
Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women in the United States.
In 2021, an estimated 281,550, new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnoses in women in the United States, along with 49,290 new cases of non-invasive breast cancer.
About 43,600 women in the U.S. are expected to died in 2021 from breast cancer.