What is the prevalence of breast cancer in the US?

Updated: Feb 04, 2021
  • Author: Pavani Chalasani, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: John V Kiluk, MD, FACS  more...
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In the United States, approximately 281,550 new cases of invasive breast cancer in women are predicted to occur in 2021, along with 2650 cases in men. [3] Among US women in 2021, in addition to invasive breast cancer, 49,290 new cases of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) are expected to be diagnosed. [3]


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