What Is Breast Cancer?
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In 2017, an estimated 231, 840 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed among women, as well as an estimated 63,410 additional cases of in situ breast cancer.
In 2017, approximately 40,610 women are expected to die from breast cancer. Only lung cancer accounts for more cancer deaths in women.
In 2017, about 2,470 cases of breast cancer are expected to occur among men, accounting for about 1% of all breast cancers. A man’s lifetime risk of breast cancer is 1 in 1,000.