What is the prevalence of breast cancer in the US?

Updated: Dec 27, 2019
  • Author: Pavani Chalasani, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: John V Kiluk, MD, FACS  more...
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In the United States, approximately 268,600 new cases of female invasive breast cancer are predicted to occur in 2019, along with 2670 cases in men. [3]  Among US women in 2019, in addition to invasive breast cancer, 62,930 new cases of in situ breast cancer are expected to occur; approximately 83% of these cases are expected to be DCIS, and 12% are expected to be LCIS. [3]


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