Silver Book Fact

In the U.S., 67,770 new cases of in situ breast cancer are expected to occur among women in 2008.

American Cancer Society. Cancer Facts & Figures 2008. Atlanta, GA: American Cancer Society; 2008. http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@nho/documents/document/2008cafffinalsecuredpdf.pdf

Reference

Title
Cancer Facts & Figures 2008
Publisher
American Cancer Society
Publication Date
2008
Authors
American Cancer Society
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Prevalence & Incidence

Related Facts

  • Percent of New Cancer Cases by Age Group: All Cancer Sites  
  • Project Number of Cancer Cases for 2000-2050 by Age Group  
  • In the United States, cancer accounts for one out of every four deaths. An estimated 589,430 deaths are expected in 2015.  
  • Cancer is the second most common cause of death in the United States, exceeded only by heart disease.  
  • Between 2004 and 2008, an estimated $7.5 billion was lost due to loss of productivity in individuals with cancer.