Friday, August 10, 2007

Get Checked

If you are a woman without Health Insurance....Go to this site to find information on getting low cost mammogram and pap tests.

Cancer Burden†

• In 2003*, 181,646 women were diagnosed with breast cancer, and 41,619 women died from breast cancer.

• In 2003*, 11,820 women were diagnosed with cervical cancer, and 3,919 women died from cervical cancer.

†U.S. Cancer Statistics Working Group. United States Cancer Statistics: 2003 Incidence and Mortality. Atlanta (GA): Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and National Cancer Institute; 2007.
*The most recent year for which statistics are currently available.



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