Did you know? Check out these facts.

  • A cancer diagnosis of any kind is life changing not only for the patient but also their family.
  • One in eight women develops invasive breast cancer during her lifetime.
  • It was estimated that in 2015 in the United States alone, there will be 231,840 new cases of invasive breast cancer.
  • Some insurance will only cover the medical needs. ¬†Medicare and Medicaid will not cove wigs($40-$1k), prosthetic breasts($50-$400) and bras($24-$60).
  • Approximately 2,000 men annually are diagnosed with breast cancer.
  • An estimated 1 in 6 men in the U.S. will be diagnosed with prostrate cancer.
  • Exocrine or pancreatic cancer develops without any early warning symptoms.
  • Thyroid cancer is the fastest increasing cancer in both men and women.
  • There are 30 different kinds of Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and an estimated 71,000 diagnosis will occur in 2015.

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