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Cancer Death Rates, for Men, 1930-2002

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  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

Related Facts

  • A woman’s risk of breast cancer increases with age–about 80% of breast cancer cases occur in women over the age 50.  
  • In 2007, an estimated 306,380 people (228,090 men and 78,290 women) will be diagnosed with cancer of the genital system.  
  • There are more than 3.1 million American women alive today who have been diagnosed with breast cancer.  
  • Women have a little more than a 1 in 3 lifetime risk of developing cancer.  
  • In 2007, an estimated 180,510 people (2,030 men and 178,480 women) will be diagnosed with breast cancer.