For more than 25 years, The Estée Lauder Companies Breast Cancer Campaign has been committed to creating a breast cancer-free world. While many milestones in awareness, prevention and treatment have been achieved, there's still more work to be done.

Here are 9 things you may not know about
breast cancer:
Breast Cancer is the

most common

cancer among women in Singapore
1 in 11
women will develop breast cancer
before the age of 75
9634

cases of breast cancer diagnosed in 2011-2015.

more than half

are diagnosed between the ages of

45 - 64

71.2%

cases of breast cancer
were diagnosed at

stage 1 & 2

Breast changes can
be detected through:

BREAST SELF-EXAMINATION
CLINICAL EXAMINATION AND
MAMMOGRAM

5 - Year Survival Rate

for Different Stages of Breast Cancer

3 aspects of a woman's
reproductive history that can
increase her risk of breast cancer

1Not having children or having the first child after the age of 35

2Onset of menses before the age of 11

3Cessation of menses after the age of 55

It started with one visionary

Evelyn H. Lauder

Women around the world were dying from breast cancer and no one was talking about it. Troubled by the lack of awareness, funding and resources necessary to overcome this disease, Evelyn decided to do something about it. She co-created the Pink Ribbon and the rest is history.

"I'd like to be able to save lives..."