Breast cancer

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With approximately 1 million new cases per year, breast cancer is the most common cancer among women worldwide. About 1% of breast cancer cases occur in men. In Germany alone, up to 70,000 women suffer this fate every year.

Learn more about the chances of recovery and therapy methods for breast cancer.

ICD codes for this diseases: C50

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Breast cancer cases in Germany

168.313 cases in the year 2019
172.373 cases in the year 2021 ( Prognosis )

The predicted increase in case numbers is based on population growth data from the Federal and State Statistical Offices. The calculation is made for each age group, so that demographic effects are taken into account. The case numbers are based on a network of different sources available to the public. By means of data analysis procedures, these figures are processed and made available to our users.

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