Silver Book Fact

In the U.S., approximately 182,460 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to occur among women in 2008; around 1,990 cases are expected in men.

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

  • In 2007, an estimated 27,050 men will die of prostate cancer.  
  • Projected Growth in Cancer Cases by 2035
     
  • Breast cancer is the second cause of cancer death among American women. In 2008, an estimated 40,480 deaths from breast cancer in women are expected.  
  • Cost of cancer care in 2009
     
  • In the United States, cancer accounts for one out of every four deaths. An estimated 589,430 deaths are expected in 2015.