6 Oct

Map of the Week: Breast Cancer Incidences



October marks Breast Cancer Awareness month.  The map shows the varying rates of women who got breast cancer. Washington D.C.has the highest breast cancer incidence rate at 141.7 and Arkansas has the lowest at  107.7. The National Cancer Institute estimates that cancer care expenditures totaled about 125 billion in 2010 and could eventually reach 156 billion by 2020. Researchers are working to develop cures and treatments for the different cancers. Check out the American Cancer Society  to get updates about all forms of cancers treatments and how to get involved in the fight against cancer.