πŸŽ€ October is Breast Cancer awareness month πŸŽ€

In 2019, it is estimated that 19,371 women and 164 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer. This means that approximately 19,535 Australians will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2019.

On average, 53 people will be diagnosed with breast cancer every day.

β€’ The number of women and men being diagnosed with breast cancer in Australia is increasing; however the number of deaths from breast cancer is decreasing.
β€’ Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in Australian women and will account for approximately 29 per cent of all new cancers in Australian women in 2019.
β€’ The risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer by age 85 is 1 in 7 for women and 1 in 675
for men.

Given the ageing population, the number of women diagnosed with breast cancer is expected to continue to increase each year.
β€’ In 2020, an estimated 20,168 Australians will be diagnosed with breast cancer.
β€’ In 2021, an estimated 20,825 Australians will be diagnosed with breast cancer.
~ www.bcna.org.au

Let’s work together to raise awareness and find a cure
…..you can start by wearing your pink belt πŸ₯‹
#BTB #martialarts #karate #shito #shitoryu #cancersux #breastcancer #breastcancerawareness #pinkbelt

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