BREAST CANCER AROUND THE WORLD
1 in 4
Breast cancer now represents one in four of all cancers in women worldwide.
Source: Breast Cancer Research Foundation
Most Common Cancer in Women Worldwide
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide and is increasing particularly in developing countries where the majority of cases are diagnosed in late stages.
Source: World Health Organization (WHO)
1.8 M in 2013
An estimated 1.8 million new cases of breast cancer were diagnosed worldwide in 2013. One in 18 women around the world, between birth and age 79, developed breast cancer in 2013
Source: Global Burden of Disease Cancer Collaboration
How does a donation support the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF)?
$25= 1/2 Hour of research
$50= 1 Hour of research
We support all areas of
Understanding how cancer cells spread from the breast to vital organs like the brain, lungs, liver and bone.
LIFESTYLE & PREVENTION
Exploring association of obesity and breast cancer risk.
Understanding how treatment affects memory and cognition.
HEREDITY & ETHNICITY
Understanding how BRCA1/BRCA2 gene mutations increase risk and developing new treatments for BRCA cancers.
Developing new treatments for triple-negative breast cancer.
The development of a blood-based tool to detect metastasis before a tumor can grow.