Silver Book Fact

In 2007, an estimated 40,910 people (450 men and 40,460 women) will die of breast cancer.

American Cancer Society. Cancer Facts & Figures 2007. Atlanta, GA: American Cancer Society; 2007. http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@nho/documents/document/caff2007pwsecuredpdf.pdf

Reference

Title
Cancer Facts & Figures 2007
Publisher
American Cancer Society
Publication Date
2007
Authors
American Cancer Society
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

Related Facts

  • Less than 20% of 65-year-olds who have been diagnosed with cancer are free of comorbidities and physical limitations.  
  • An estimated 589,430 people are expected to die from cancer in 2015.  
  • The value of life lost from cancer deaths is projected to reach $147.6 billion in 2020.  
  • Project Number of Cancer Cases for 2000-2050 by Age Group  
  • The total cost of cancer in 2014 is $216.6 billion–$86.6 billion for medical expenses and $130 billion for loss of productivity.