3 Leading cause of cancer
4 One in eight women
6 50/74 years old
7 63/64 years
This is the number of women affected by breast cancer in France each year.
This is the number of women who die of it each year.
Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in women.
One in eight women will face breast cancer in her lifetime.
This is the five-year survival rate of women whose breast cancer is diagnosed at an early stage. This rate drops considerably when the diagnosis occurs at a metastatic stage. However, 4% to 5% of diagnosed cases turn out to be metastatic from the outset.
Women between the ages of 50 and 74 are most at risk.
The peak frequency is around 63/34 years.
Screening reduces breast cancer deaths by about 20%.
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