…An estimated 22,400 Canadian women will be diagnosed with breast cancer and 5,300 will die from it.
…Approximately 431 Canadian women will be diagnosed with breast cancer weekly and 102 will not survive it.
…1 in 9 women is expected to develop breast cancer during her lifetime (age 90) and one in 28 will die from it.
…It is expected that 170 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer and 50 will die from it.
…Breast cancer death rates have declined in all ages combined and in every age group since the mid 1990s.
Source: Canadian Cancer Society / National Cancer Institute of Canada; Canadian Cancer Statistics 2008, Toronto, Canada
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