This map shows current worldwide Breast Cancer Incidence rates. Breast cancer is by far the most frequent cancer among women with an estimated 1.38 million new cancer cases diagnosed in 2008 (23% of all cancers), and ranks second overall (10.9% of all cancers).
- Current World Breast Cancer Incidence rates: 39 per 100,000 population in 2008
- Current World Breast Cancer Incidence : 1,389,675 new cancer cases diagnosed in 2008
Breast cancer is now the most common cancer both in developed and developing regions with around 690,000 new cases estimated in each region (population ratio 1:4). Incidence rates vary from 19.3 per 100,000 women in Eastern Africa to 89.9 per 100,000 women in Western Europe, and are high (greater than 80 per 100,000) in developed regions of the world (except Japan) and low (less than 40 per 100,000) in most of the developing regions.
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