CHARLOTTE — A new American Cancer Society report found the death rate for breast cancer in the U.S. among women dropped 43% between 1989 and 2020.
Breast cancer also accounts for about 30% of all new cancers for women in the U.S.
We know early detection is the key to saving lives; that’s why Channel 9 is partnering with Atrium Health to share breast cancer survivor stories and resources all day Wednesday. For more information on breast cancer care or to make an appointment, click here.
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- ‘Scary’: Breast cancer survivor and doctor says early detection was key
- ‘I’m still young’: Atrium program researches, supports younger breast cancer patients
- New drug can target cancer cells more directly than traditional chemotherapy
(WATCH BELOW: Black women twice as likely to be diagnosed with aggressive form of breast cancer)
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