Graph of the Day for November 23, 2009

"My message to women is simple. Mammograms have always been an important lifesaving tool in the fight against breast cancer and they still are today. Keep doing what you have been doing for years - talk to your doctor about your individual history, ask questions and make the decision that is right for you."  Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius

 


Source:  University of California at San Francisco.


Hoven's Index for November 23, 2009


Number of women who died from breast cancer in 2005: 41,116.

Number of men:  375.  (Source:  CDC.)


Women's risk of dying from breast cancer at age 80:  1 in 50.

At age 70:  1 in 80.

At age 60:  1 in 150.

At age 50:  1 in 385.

At age 40:  1 in 1,600.

At age 30:  1 in 19,180.


Source:  CDC


Graph of the Day Archive.  

"My message to women is simple. Mammograms have always been an important lifesaving tool in the fight against breast cancer and they still are today. Keep doing what you have been doing for years - talk to your doctor about your individual history, ask questions and make the decision that is right for you."  Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius

 


Source:  University of California at San Francisco.


Hoven's Index for November 23, 2009


Number of women who died from breast cancer in 2005: 41,116.

Number of men:  375.  (Source:  CDC.)


Women's risk of dying from breast cancer at age 80:  1 in 50.

At age 70:  1 in 80.

At age 60:  1 in 150.

At age 50:  1 in 385.

At age 40:  1 in 1,600.

At age 30:  1 in 19,180.


Source:  CDC


Graph of the Day Archive.  

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