Silver Book Fact

A woman’s chance of having invasive breast cancer sometime during her lifetime is about 1 in 8.

Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Prevalence & Incidence

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  • In 2006, approximately 40,970 women will die from invasive breast cancer.  
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