Fact List Health

39 Facts About Breast Cancer

Here are 39 Breast Cancer facts.

1-5 Breast Cancer Facts

Image credit: en.wikipedia.org

1. Breast Cancer Cure foundation, Susan G. Komen, has been suing other many small charities for using the word “for the cure” in their names or the color pink. – Source

2. Breast cancer research receives more funding than any other cancer, including those more deadly or widespread. – Source

3. First Lady Betty Ford was a supporter of the equal rights amendment (ERA), publicly pro-choice, and a breast cancer survivor who raised awareness about breast cancer as well as alcohol addiction as a result of her own struggle with both conditions. – Source

4. Ken Jeong would add little inside jokes into the Hangover movie to make his wife, who was battling breast cancer, laugh when she watched it. – Source

5. Using a basic food-reward system, normal household dogs were trained to detect breast cancer with 90-100% success rate when checked by biopsy-confirmation, only by smelling patients breath. This also after only a few weeks of training. – Source

6-10 Breast Cancer Facts

Image credit: en.wikipedia.org

6. Every 100 ml of Male Semen contains 5g of protein, 27.6mg of Calcium and 102 mg of Glucose. It also has significant health benefits for women including working as a natural antidepressant, reduction of breast cancer, etc. – Source

7. The first documented cases of cancer were found on papyrus manuscripts in Egypt dating back to 3000 BC. In these manuscripts, 8 cases of breast tumors are mentioned that were removed by cauterization with a tool called the fire drill. – Source

8. Professional hockey player Luke Piggott made a huge breakthrough in the fight against breast cancer when he discovered how to kill breast cancer stem cells. He trains every morning with his team and then heads straight to the lab to conduct his cancer research. – Source

9. In 2012, the largest breast cancer foundation in the United States, Susan G Komen, attempted to withdraw funding for Planned Parenthood for mammograms, the diagnostic and screening tool for breast cancer. – Source

10. The company that makes Atrazine, a vastly used herbicide that has been linked to breast cancer; also manufacturers the drug that is a treatment for breast cancer. – Source

11-15 Breast Cancer Facts

Image credit: en.wikipedia.org

11. Dr. Jerri Nielsen was a doctor stationed at the South Pole who diagnosed, biopsied and treated her own breast cancer during the overwinter period when the crew is normally isolated from the outside world. In complete darkness, medical equipment had to be airdropped from military aircraft. – Source

12. Pornhub offered to donate money to the Susan G. Komen “for the cure” breast cancer foundation if their audience watched videos of women with large breasts. The money was raised, but Komen refused the donation. – Source

13. The NFL gives only about 5% of proceeds from its Breast Cancer Awareness month to charity. – Source

14. Breast cancer is one of the most survivable cancers over a five year period. – Source

15. There is a $1000 sports bra which uses heat sensors to detect signs of breast cancer up to 6 years earlier than a mammogram can. – Source

16-20 Breast Cancer Facts

16. In a 2004 study, Chinese women who ate mushrooms and drank green tea reduced their risk of breast cancer by nearly 90%. – Source

17. Pigeons can be trained to differentiate between benign and malignant breast cancers almost as well as the most practiced human consultants. – Source

18. The original breast cancer ribbon was peach, created by Charlotte Haley. The self-magazine wanted Hayley’s ribbon for an awareness campaign. She said, “No, you’re going to commercialize it. That’s making money off of somebody else’s pain and suffering.” They changed the color to pink instead. – Source

19. Breast cancer is more common in the left breast than the right- Source

20. An analysis at the University of Munich showed that 79.7% of all breast cancer patients had regular contact with dogs. Only 4.4% of the patients did not have pets at any time, compared to 57.3% of a healthy control group. According to researchers, that’s a 29-fold increased risk for pet owners. – Source

21-25 Breast Cancer Facts

Image credit: en.wikipedia.org

21. Scientists were able to isolate a specific mutation of the breast cancer gene BRCA2 after mapping the genome of the entire population of Iceland, just under 335,000 citizens. – Source

22. Squeezing boobs can reverse breast cancer. – Source

23. A vaccine for breast cancer was developed in 2010 but has had trouble finding funding for its research. – Source

24. After her cousin was diagnosed with breast cancer, a high school student coded a self-teaching AI using neural networks that can diagnose breast cancer with greater than 97% accuracy. – Source

25. A chemical engineer created an “artificial nose” that can ‘smell’ and differentiate cancer between the four most common forms – lung, bowel, breast and prostate cancers. – Source

1 Comment

Click here to post a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

  • Many facts are left out or are given without proper context, which is misleading.

    Few women question, or have questioned, what’s really behind the war on cancer and the endless calls for breast cancer awareness. Most people would be much smarter and better informed if they had awareness of what this movement or the war on cancer do NOT raise awareness about.

    Knowing that the most prominent cancer charities (Komen, American Cancer Society, etc) are large self-serving businesses instead of “charities” or that these groups suppress critical information on cancer, such as the known causes of cancer (instead they talk about “risk factors” of cancer) or that many “breast cancer survivors” are victims of harm instead of receivers of benefit, or that they’ve been intentionally misleading the ignorant public with deceptive cancer survival statistics, or that government health bodies such as the NIH are merely a pawns for corporate medicine, etc is a good start to get to the real truth (read this well referenced scholarly article’s afterword on the war on cancer at https://www.supplements-and-health.com/mammogram.html by a published author of the Orthomolecular Medicine News organization, and scroll down to the afterword that addresses the ‘war on cancer’).

    The recognition that breast cancer awareness was started by these business interests is another piece of the real awareness about the pink ribbon cult and the traditional war on cancer. Or that the orthodox cancer business has been denouncing many good inexpensive alternative therapies (instead they sold you the lie that only their highly profitable/expensive, toxic conventional cancer treatments are relevant).

    So, raising “awareness” about breast cancer or raising funds for the war on cancer have hardly any other function than to drive more unsuspecting people into getting more expensive and unnecessary tests (think mammography) and then, often, cancer treatments (chemo and radiation therapy).

    The reality is that the war on cancer has been and still is, by and large, a complete failure (read Dr. Guy Faguet’s ‘War on cancer,” Dr. Sam Epstein’s work, or Clifton Leaf’s book on this bogus ‘war’).

    Since the war on cancer began orthodox medicine hasn’t progressed in their basic highly profitable therapies: it still uses only highly toxic, deadly things like radiation, chemo, surgery, and drugs that have killed millions of people instead of the disease.

    As long as the official “war on cancer” is a HUGE BUSINESS based on expensive TREATMENTS/INTERVENTIONS of a disease instead of its PREVENTION, logically, they will never find a cure for cancer. The upcoming moonshot-war on cancer inventions, too, will include industry-profitable gene therapies of cancer treatment. The lucrative game of the medical business is to endlessly “look for” a cure but not “find” a cure. Practically all resources in the phony ‘war on cancer’ are poured into treating cancer but almost none in the prevention of the disease. It’s proof positive that big money and a total lack of ethics rule the official medical establishment.

    At the same time, this same orthodox cancer cartel has been suppressing and squashing a number of very effective and beneficial alternative cancer approaches. You probably guessed why: effective, safe, inexpensive cancer therapies are cutting into the astronomical profits of the medical mafia’s lucrative treatments. That longstanding decadent activity is part of the fraud of the war on cancer.

    The history of the pink ribbon movement and the alleged war on cancer is fraught by corruption, propaganda, and the hoodwinking of the unsuspecting public. The entire war on cancer is a disinformation campaign. The real war is on the unsuspecting public. Does anyone really think it’s a coincidence that double Nobel laureate Linus Pauling called the ‘war on cancer’ a fraud? If you look closer you’ll come to the same conclusion. But…politics and self-serving interests of the conventional medical cartel, and their allied corporate media (the mainstream fake news media), keep the real truth far away from the public at large. Or people’s own denial of the real truth.


Follow Us

From the web