Canadian Breast Cancer Statistics 2008*

  • Breast cancer remains the most common cancer among Canadian women
  • In 2008, an estimated 22,400 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer and 5,300 will die of it.
  • An estimated 170 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer and 50 will die of it.
  • On average, 431 Canadian women will be diagnosed with breast cancer every week.
  • On average, 102 Canadian women will die of breast cancer every week.
  • One in 9 women is expected to develop breast cancer during her lifetime. One in 28 will die of it.
  • Breast cancer death rates have declined in all ages combined and in every age group since at least the mid 1990s.
  • Incidence and death rates for breast cancer have declined since 1969 in women aged 20-39.

 

Schedule 2009

 

September 15, 2009

Registration for our April, 5 2009 event is coming soon!

Please look for registration information in early November.