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Key facts about breast cancer

1 in 8

1 in 8 women in the UK will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in their lifetime


Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in the UK – 31% of cancers diagnosed in women are breast cancer.

1 in 5

1 in 5 cases of breast cancer are in women under 50.


Breast cancer rates in England have increased by 90% since records began in 1971.