According to CDC.gov, "Each year in the United States, about 264,000 cases of breast cancer are diagnosed in women and about 2,400 in men. About 42,000 women and 500 men in the U.S. die each year from breast cancer. Black women have a higher rate of death from breast cancer than White women." The Fulton County Library System has several resources on Breast Cancer available to you, free with your library card. Check out the display at the Kirkwood Branch for information on taking preventative measures and how to care for yourself or a loved one during and after treatment, and our online health resources are always available (select the link below for information).