facts & figures facts & figures is the world’s leading online resource for information about breast cancer and breast health.
  • The site was founded in 2000 by renowned breast oncologist Marisa C. Weiss, MD to help those affected by breast cancer make sense of complex medical information and empower them to make the best decisions throughout their medical and emotional journey.

  • In the 22 years since it started, has helped 193 million people from around the world.

  • In 2021, received more than 69,000 visits a day, more than 2.1 million visits each month, and more than 25 million total visits.

  • The site includes over 700 pages of original, expert-reviewed content providing the most reliable, complete, and up-to-date breast health and breast cancer information available.

  •’s content is produced in consultation with a Professional Advisory Board made up of experts touching all aspects of breast cancer including medical, surgical and radiation oncologists, oncology nurses, plastic surgeons, social workers, nutritionists, and insurance experts.

  • hosts a vibrant and caring peer support community where people can connect with others to share experiences and advice. There have been more than 230,000 registered users of the discussion boards over time in 84 forums and more than 160,000 topics.

— Last updated on March 10, 2022, 9:48 PM