According to Texas Oncology, Texas ranks third in the United States in estimated new cases of breast cancer.

Dr. V at Texas Oncology in Tyler says prevention is key to lowering the number of women that are diagnosed.

Breast cancer is the second-deadliest cancer among American women and although it's not completely prevented, women can take steps to decrease risk and/or improve early detection.

Regular screenings depending on your age is important, alongside a healthy lifestyle and regular exercise. These are just a few ways to lower the numbers.

Statistics, risk factors, signs and symptoms and more can be found on the Texas Oncology website.