ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about the number of people who are diagnosed with this type of cancer each year. You will also read general information on surviving the disease. Remember, survival rates depend on several factors. Use the menu to see other pages.
This year, an estimated 255,180 (252,710 women and 2,470 men) in the United States will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women, excluding skin cancer.