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How many people are diagnosed with breast cancer every year?

Dr. Deanna J. Attai, MD
Surgeon
In the U.S., roughly 240,000 women and 2,400 men are diagnosed with invasive breast cancer every year. Approximately 60,000 women are diagnosed with non-invasive (stage 0) breast cancer annually in the U.S. Worldwide, approximately 1.7 million people were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2012. Roughly 40,000 women and 400 men will die from breast cancer in the U.S. every year.

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