In the year 2017, have been treated in Germany 129.692 women due to breast cancer in the hospital. In comparison to the year 2007, the number of treatments was decreased to 11.9 percent, according to the Federal Statistical office.

most of The patients were treated with a breast cancer diagnosis stationary, were 50 years of age and older. This group accounted for a share of 81 percent of patients, while only two percent were under 35 years of age.

In women was a result of breast cancer in the year 2016, the most common cause of cancer death – a total 18.570 women died in the year of breast cancer. In the year 2016 125.128 men and 105.597 women died in total as a result of cancer. Among men, lung and bronchial cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer. As in previous years, cancers were diseases in the year 2016 is the second most common cause of death after cardio-vascular, and for a quarter of all deaths.