Breast cancer through time

POSTED: 9:40 AM PDT October 9, 2012    UPDATED: 12:13 PM PST February 20, 2013 
hands holding breast cancer ribbon

As new techniques for treating breast cancer have been developed, early detection rates have gone up and mortality rates have started to fall. Take a look at the major milestones in the history of breast cancer treatment and awareness as well as recent statistics and breast cancer rates through time.