Pink Ribbon Myth #4: Women under 50 are more often diagnosed with breast cancer.


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The median age of those diagnosed with breast cancer is 62. The biggest risk factors for the disease are being a woman and growing older.

Men can get breast cancer as well, although the condition is rare; less than 1% of new diagnoses occur among men.

Learn more about breast cancer and the Breast Cancer Coalition’s free programs and services on our Programs page.