Numbers and geography

According to the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC ) breast cancer is not only the most common, but also the most deadly cancer among women everywhere in the world, with more than 2 million new cases and 620 thousand deaths per year. 

Worldwide, 2018 estimated incidence rates of most frequent cancers in women (source IARC)

Worldwide, 2018 estimated mortality rates of most frequent cancers in women (source IARC)

See also breast cancer estimated age-standardized rates of incident and death cases worldwide in 2018, data from  IARC .

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