In 2011 (the most recent year numbers are available)—
- 220,097 women and 2,078 men in the United States were diagnosed with breast cancer.*†
- 40,931 women and 443 men in the United States died from breast cancer.*†
*Incidence counts cover about 99% of the U.S. population; death counts cover about 100% of the U.S. population. Use caution when comparing incidence and death counts.
†Source: U.S. Cancer Statistics Working Group. United States Cancer Statistics: 1999–2011 Incidence and Mortality Web-based Report. Atlanta (GA): Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and National Cancer Institute; 2014.
The following books on the topic are available in the library.