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Breast cancer information event at local library

This Saturday, the Broward County Library in South Florida will be hosting its seventh annual information session about breast cancer to let local women know everything they need to know about the disease that has claimed millions of lives, according to South Florida Times.

Attendees will be able to speak with 20 different health-related tables, and they will be able to ask any questions they might have. The event received a grant from the Susan G. Komen organization, according to the news source.

In addition, there will be various speakers who are deemed experts in the field, and will be able to discuss breast cancer awareness, screening, background and any questions individuals might have, the media outlet reports.

According to the American Cancer Society, one in eight women in the U.S. will eventually be diagnosed with breast cancer. This disease is the second leading cause of cancer-related death among women, following only lung cancer. However, the fatality rate has been decreasing since 1990 due to advancements in research.
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