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Breast Cancer In Women

The Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, 1975-2011, published in 2015, is an update of rates for new cases, deaths, and trends for the most common cancers in the United States. This report also included data on national breast cancer incidence rates by demographic and tumor characteristics for the four intrinsic molecular subtypes. Demographic characteristics included race/ethnicity, age, and poverty status (based on the percentage of the population living below the poverty line). All rates in the report are per 100,000 people in the US population.

Breast cancer in women: know the subtype: HR+/HER2- (aka Luminal A), 73% of all breast cancer cases; HR-/HER2- (aka Triple Negative) 13% of all breast cancer cases; and HR+/HER2+ (aka HER2-enriched) 5% of all breast cancer cases.