breast cancer

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“In the United States in 1995 alone, 43,063 died from breast cancer” (Bram 192). It is the number two cancer killer and the number one cancer in females ages 15 to 54 (Haynes 14). On average if a woman gets this disease, their life expectancy drops nineteen and a half years (22). “This cancer is within the top three cancers of all women above the age of 15, and comprises 6% of all health care costs in the U.S. totaling an astounding 35 billion …

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…new growth. On a final note, men can also get breast cancer, but it is often more evident as there tends to be less flesh in a man's chest than in a female's (Teater 33). While there are many factors from weight to factors that one can't even control, taking a look at the whole picture and evaluating your opinions into your own choice, and considering other references will end in the best decision for yourself.