Breast Cancer in Zambia
In Zambia, breast cancer is the 2nd most commonly diagnosed cancer in women. The incidence rate (or number of new cases each year) of breast cancer in Zambia is 19.9 per 100,000 women. The mortality or death from breast cancer in Zambia is 8.5 per 100,000 women. An estimated 60% of Zambian women are diagnosed with late-stage breast cancer.
Primary causes of Late-Stage Disease Diagnosis in Zambia
To save and celebrate the lives of those affected by and at-risk of breast cancer by providing access to education and medical and social services
- Compassion: Supporting everyone affected by breast cancer.
- Integrity: Guided by ethics in everything we do.
- Courage: Unwavering commitment to overcome challenges to achieve our mission.
- Inclusion: Intentional acceptance of diverse populations touched by breast cancer
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