Understanding Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is a widespread and random disease, striking women and men of all ages and races. It is the most prevalent cancer in the world today, with about 1.3 million people diagnosed annually. The exact cause of the disease is unknown, and at this time, there is no cure.

But there is hope. Thanks to heightened awareness, early detection through screening, improved treatment methods and increased access to breast health services, people have a greater chance of survival than ever before.

The global website of Susan G. Komen®, komen.org, offers information about breast cancer risk factors, early detection and screening, diagnosis and treatment.

 If you or someone you know are in need of help, please visit the Where to Get Help section of our website or contact us at 609.896.1201 or at info@komencsnj.org