Lecture on Breast Health

7 Facts About Breast Cancer

  1. In the US, 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime.
  2. The most significant risk factors for breast cancer are being female and aging. About 95% of all breast cancers in the US occur in women 40 and older.
  3. Getting a mammogram can help reduce the number of deaths from breast cancer by 30 to 40% among women ages 40 to 70.
  4. Breast cancer deaths have been declining since 1990 thanks to early detection, better screening, increased awareness, and new treatment options.
  5. Each year it is estimated that over 220,000 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer and more than 40,000 will die.
  6. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death among women.
  7. In the US today, there are more than 2.9 million breast cancer survivors — the largest group of all cancer survivors.

Free Health Lecture on 2/23/19  at 3:00pm

Presenter: Dr. John Nieters, L.Ac. DAOM

Breast Health and Breast Cancer Prevention

Location: Alameda Acupuncture Annex

RSVP to reserve your seat. Seating is limited.

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