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1 October 2019
Breast cancer

Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2019

During October, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) will mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a series of videos, tweets, and infographics focusing on the global burden of breast cancer. In 2018, there were an estimated 2.1 million new cases of breast cancer and 627 000 deaths from breast cancer worldwide.

Check out the IARC YouTube channel and Twitter account over the coming weeks to stay up to date and learn more about how IARC scientists and partners are tackling breast cancer, the most common cancer type in women and the second most common cancer type overall.

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Published in section: IARC News

Publication date: 1 October, 2019, 0:00

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