Breast cancer is a nasty disease and I wish we could eliminate it. But even more than that, I wish we could be honest about how few women die from breast cancer relative to other diseases. To see what I mean, take a look at these statistics from the CDC:
CDC - Breast Cancer Statistics
From all the pink ribbons you see around, you'd think breast cancer was the biggest killer for women. In reality, it's dwarfed by heart disease.