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1 Breast Cancer Conference 8 October 2013 Sheffield Breast Services

2 Breast cancer statistics UK Most common cancer in the UK Each year around 55,000 people diagnosed a third of all cancers diagnosed in women are breast cancer (CRUK)

3 The facts Biggest risk factor after gender is increasing age Lifetime risk 1 in 8 for women 81% of breast cancers occur in women over the age of 50 around 400 men diagnosed each year

4 Age at diagnosis CRUK

5 Breast cancer statistics Sheffield 474 people diagnosed in % ( 174) screen detected Sporadic incidence <10% familial breast cancer

6 Breast cancer survival 12,000 people die from breast cancer each year Survival improving 1970s 5 out of 10 survived beyond 5 yrs 2010 more than 8 out of 10 2 out of 3 survive their disease beyond 20 years (CRUK, NCSI)

7 Breast cancer survival “Living with and beyond” Estimated 550,000 living in UK today who have had breast cancer (CRUK, NCSI)

8 Breast cancer conference Overview of breast cancer Diagnosis and treatment Clinical and psychological Patient pathway


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