domingo, 20 de abril de 2014

CDC - Breast Cancer Statistics

CDC - Breast Cancer Statistics

Breast Cancer Statistics

Not counting some kinds of skin cancer, breast cancer in the United States is—
  • The most common cancer in women, no matter your race or ethnicity.
  • The most common cause of death from cancer among Hispanic women.
  • The second most common cause of death from cancer among white, black, Asian/Pacific Islander, and American Indian/Alaska Native women.
For more information, visit Cancer Among Women.
In 2010 (the most recent year numbers are available)—
  • 206,966 women and 2,039 men in the United States were diagnosed with breast cancer.*†
  • 40,996 women and 439 men in the United States died from breast cancer.*†
*Incidence counts cover about 97% of the U.S. population; death counts cover about 100% of the U.S. population. Use caution when comparing incidence and death counts.
†Source: U.S. Cancer Statistics Working Group. United States Cancer Statistics: 1999–2010 Incidence and Mortality Web-based Report. Atlanta (GA): Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and National Cancer Institute; 2013. Available at:

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