Breast Cancer Awareness Month highlights the need for protection

pink ribbon, symbol of breast cancer awarenessNew research, to coincide with Breast Cancer Awareness Month, shows the importance of women ensuring they are financially protected. Figures from Breast Cancer Care, show that approximately 60,000 women are diagnosed with the disease each year in the UK. That’s the equivalent of one women every 10 minutes. Furthermore, breast cancer is the most common form of the disease with 1 in 8 women contracting it during their life. Improving survival rates Despite the prevalence of the disease, survival rates are improving, with 85% of women living longer than ...