North Texas Pink Out Breast Cancer Foundation is dedicated to saving lives within our community.

North Texas Pink Out Breast Cancer Foundation is dedicated to saving lives within our community. The foundation is focused on the benefits of early screening and detection of breast cancer in the general population and the identification of higher risk genetic factors through education and supporting services.

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Breast Cancer by the Numbers

According to the American Cancer Society, the breast cancer mortality rate has decreased since 1989, with larger decreases in women younger than 50. The decline is attributed to earlier detection and improved treatments.

According to the National Cancer Institute, there will be and estimated 232,670 new cases of breast cancer diagnosed in women in 2014.

According to the American Cancer Society, 68% of uninsured women do not have regular mammograms.

According to BreastCancer.org, a woman’s risk of breast cancer approximately doubles if she has a first-degree relative (mother, sister, daughter) who has been diagnosed with breast cancer.

According to the CDC, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women regardless of race or ethnicity.

According to BreastCancer.org, about 1 in 8 U.S. women (just over 12%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime.