What percentage of the population has breast cancer? About 1 in 8 U.S. women (about 13%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime.
What are the odds for breast cancer? Overall, the average risk of a woman in the United States developing breast cancer sometime in her life is about 13%. This means there is a 1 in 8 chance she will develop breast cancer. This also means there is a 7 in 8 chance she will never have the disease.
What is the mortality rate of breast cancer?
|SEER Stage||5-year Relative Survival Rate|
|All SEER stages combined||90%|
Are breast cancer rates increasing? Overall, breast cancer incidence rates among women decreased an average of 0.3% per year, decreasing 2.1% per year during 1999–2004 and increasing 0.3% per year during 2004–2018.