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The announcement of a general election provides an opportunity to tell politicians about breast ...
1 in 8 women in the UK will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in their lifetime
Although much rarer 400 men are diagnosed each year in the UK
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in the UK
31% of cancers diagnosed in women are breast cancer
1 in 5 cases of breast cancer are in women under 50
Breast cancer rates in England have increased by 99% since records began in 1971
Age standardised incidence rates have increased by 4% in the last ten years
Statistics last updated: 15/5/17
Sources: CRUK and ONS
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