Market of Breast cancer

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer globally and the most commonly occurring cancer in women.
There were over 2 million new cases, globally in 2018.

Worldwide cancer data

Approximately 80.000 suspicious breast tumors are clinically examined in Sweden every year. Of these, approximately 10.000* are breast cancer. Sampling takes place in connection to both the initial diagnosis and follow-up/rechecking. Every year approximately 2 million** new cases of breast cancer are detected in the world. The number of breast cancer is slightly increasing continuously, probably depending on among other things overweight, obesity, excessive alcohol consumption, increased life expectancy and better diagnostic options. The number of breast cancer cases are increasing annually.

*Cancer Society, Sweden. **World Cancer Research Fund International.

Market of Prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the fourth most common cancer globally and the second most commonly occurring cancer in men. There were almost 1.3 million new cases, globally in 2018 and the incidence is expected to increase by 56% in 2040.

Worldwide cancer data

In Sweden 2017, 10.288 new prostate cancer cases were discovered in men.

Statistical database

Approximately 80.000 suspicious breast tumors are clinically examined in Sweden every year. Of these, approximately 10.000* are breast cancer. Sampling takes place in connection to both the initial diagnosis and follow-up/rechecking. Every year approximately 2 million** new cases of breast cancer are detected in the world. The number of breast cancer is slightly increasing continuously, probably depending on among other things overweight, obesity, excessive alcohol consumption, increased life expectancy and better diagnostic options. The number of breast cancer cases are increasing annually.

*Cancer Society, Sweden. **World Cancer Research Fund International.

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