Breast cancer statistics
Breast cancer statistics are presented here.
- In 2010, 49,564 women and 397 men in the UK were diagnosed with invasive breast cancer.
- In 2011, there were 11,684 female and 78 male deaths from invasive breast cancer in the UK.
- In 2005-2009, 85.1% of adult female breast cancer patients in England survived their cancer for five years or more.
- In 2010, 5,765 women and 26 men in the UK were diagnosed with in situ breast carcinoma.
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The latest statistics available for breast cancer are; incidence 2010, mortality 2011, and survival 2005-2009. Find out why these are the latest statistics available.
Our CancerHelp section also has detailed information on breast cancer.
Statistics for symptoms and treatment are currently under review.
A summary of the usual treatment for breast cancer is available on the CancerHelp pages.
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