Approximately 2650 men in the US are diagnosed with invasive breast cancer. Breast cancer is the second most common cause of cancer in women. Almost 530 men are predicted to die from breast cancer. Most of the death rates in men are due to metastatic breast cancer. Men with metastatic breast cancer had a 5-year survival rate of 11/50th or 22%.
Statistics of Breast Cancer in Men
Based on the Statistics, in 2021, 2650 men in the United States of America will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer 1.
Breast cancer is the second most common cause of cancer in women. According to the statistics, it is predicted that 530 men will die from breast cancer this year 2.
Breast cancer can be hazardous as its one of the familiar causes of death. The overwhelming amount of those rates turning fatal will be due to metastatic cancer.
The survival rate indicates the percentage of individuals who live for at least half a decade after being diagnosed with cancer. Men with metastatic breast cancer had a 5-year survival rate of 11/50th or 22%.
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