Who gets breast cancer?
Anyone can get breast cancer. For example, did
• the older a woman, the more likely she is to get
• white women are more likely to get breast cancer
than women of any other racial or ethnic group?
• African American women are more likely to die
from breast cancer than white women?
• men can get breast cancer, although it is rare?
Less than one of every 100 cases of breast cancer
• in 2008, it is estimated that men will account for
1,990 cases of breast cancer?1