25 %

Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in Canadian women, accounting for 25% of all cases.

An estimated

26,300

230

were diagnosed with

breast cancer

in 2017.

An estimated

5,000

60

lost

their lives

to breast cancer in 2017.

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The lifetime probability for women of developing breast cancer is 1 in 8.

1/31

The lifetime probability of women dying of breast cancer is 1 in 31.

72

On average, 72 Canadian women are diagnosed with breast cancer every day.