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Posted On: 30/10/19
Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in women in the UK.
It tends to occur more in women who are over 50 – although that's not to say younger women can't be affected, too.
The NHS estimates that one in eight women will be diagnosed with this type of the disease, but the chance of survival has never been better with 78 per cent of those diagnosed surviving which has doubled in the past 40 years.
Of course, the earlier the disease is caught, the more likely it is for patients overcome.
Every year, October is dedicated to raising awareness about the disease. Read more