Myths and facts about breast cancer. This infographic tells us that annually over 200,000 American women are diagnosed with breast cancer. We’re also informed that all women over the age of twenty are encouraged to get a breast exam every 3 years, and that understanding the disease is every important, even if there is no known way to prevent the disease. Breast cancer not only impacts the person who has it, but their friends, family, and everyone who loves them. While we search for a cure, knowing the facts drastically improves a person’s chance of surviving this terrible disease. Let’s take a look at what this particular infographic has to say.