Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women worldwide and the second-most common cancer overall. In 2016, an estimated 4,880 new cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed in Maryland alone. No matter who you are or where you live, understanding breast cancer is important. But the most important thing to know is this: a diagnosis is not a death sentence. Breast cancer can be treated.
Breast cancer can be scary and confusing, both for those diagnosed and for their family and friends. Remember, you are not alone. There are many support services available to assist you on this journey, including: