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The Progress Report Progress never stops. Stay informed with the latest news on breast cancer research, treatment, and prevention.


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Historically, breast cancer is less likely to occur in black women, but the prognoses are more likely to be fatal.

Breast cancer does not discriminate. Regardless of age, gender or race, the disease impacts everyone. However, there are differences among populations in occurrence, diagnosis and treatment.

Research has fueled advances in early detection, prevention and treatments that have had significant impact on breast cancer outcomes. Many women are living longer after diagnosis—there are nearly 3 million breast cancer survivors in the U.S. today.