Awareness about breast cancer.

Breast cancer is the most prevalent cancer in women and generally the second most common cancer globally, with approximately 1.4 million cases diagnosed annually [1]. In 2018, worldwide, there were 2.1 million incident cases of breast cancer diagnosed (making it the second most common cancer overall after lung cancer), accounting for nearly 12% of all incident cancer cases. An estimated 627,000 deaths were expected to occur globally [2, 3].

Generally, the incidence of breast cancer is higher in developed countries compared to developing countries. This difference may be attributed to certain lifestyles and reproductive factors that are more common in the developed world. However, this disparity may be amplified due to relatively low awareness, screening practices, and diagnoses in developing countries, even though the rates of breast cancer are rapidly increasing in many developing nations.

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