About 1 in 8 U.S. women (about 12%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. In 2019, an estimated 268,600 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the U.S., along with 62,930 new cases of non-invasive (in situ) breast cancer.
May 28, 2019 · 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.
Jul 01, 2017 · Trends in breast cancer deaths. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women (only lung cancer kills more women each year). The chance that a woman will die from breast cancer is about 1 in 38 (about 2.6%). Death rates from female breast Last Revised: January 8, 2019.
The American Cancer Society’s Breast Cancer Facts & Figures includes statistics and cancer research facts. These publications are available for free download as full-text PDF files.