Breast cancer statistics

The breasts are located on the chest. They contain glands called lobules that can make milk, and thin tubes called ducts that carry the milk from the lobules to the nipple. Breast tissue also contains fat and connective tissue, lymph nodes, and blood vessels. 

Breast cancer can start in the cells of any of these different tissues.  While much less common,  men can also get breast cancer - the statistics below reflect this.

Find below, statistics for breast cancer in NSW. Incidence and mortality data are currently available up until 2017.