Breast cancer by the numbers

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272 — Annual average number of new breast cancer cases in Clark County from 2006 to 2010.

50 — Annual average number of breast cancer deaths in Clark County from 2006 to 2010.

249,260 — Estimated number of new breast cancer cases in the U.S. in 2016.

246,660 — Estimated number of new breast cancer cases in women in the U.S. in 2016.

40,890 — Estimated number of breast cancer deaths in the U.S. in 2016.

5,820 — Estimated number of new breast cancer cases in women in Washington in 2016.

820 — Estimated number of women in Washington who will die from breast cancer in 2016.

2 — Breast cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death among women in the U.S., following lung cancer.
Sources: American Cancer Society, Susan G. Komen Oregon and SW Washington