By Cathy Cassata; Reviewed by Kalyan Banda, MD | everydayHEALTH
As scary as breast cancer is, learning about the disease can be empowering.
Chances are you have a friend or family member who’s faced breast cancer. After all, 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with the disease at some point during their lives [in the US], according to the American Cancer Society (ACS).
Sometimes a disease doesn’t seem so scary when you know the basic facts, so we talked with a few breast specialists who have in-depth knowledge about the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of breast cancer. Read on to find out what you should know…