Across the globe, breast cancer is the most common form of cancer affecting women today. According to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation, “it is estimated that more than 1.6 million new cases of breast cancer occurred among women worldwide in 2010.”
The table above (borrowed from the Komen site) offers a quick overview of breast cancer rates around the world. Generally speaking, the more developed countries tend to have higher rates of incidence, which has been attributed to lifestyle and reproductive factors as well as lower screening rates and incomplete reporting in the developing countries.
In any event, I think it’s time we all became a little more multi-lingual today and learned to talk about boobs wherever we find ourselves. You never know when that skill may come in handy. So, without further ado, I bring you our second interactive ODNT game …
Boobs Around the World
… and welcome you to play along. The rules here are very loose so have some fun with it, amigos!
- Play as often as you like but please don’t take two consecutive turns.
- Please include the word and its language in your comment.
- And, if you’re feeling especially creative, try using it in a sentence. Then, tell us what it means.
I’ll go first again to show you how it’s done.