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Number of mastectomies per year

How many mastectomies are there per year?

18000 mastectomies each year in England

Statistics show that more and more women all over the world have to fight breast cancer.  Believe it or not, there are 18000 mastectomies performed each year in England.  Needless to say, another 39,000 women have other types of breast surgery, such as lumpectomies each year.  Statistics definitely do not look too good at all.  Breast cancer in UK claims 12000 lives per year.  This is definitely something.  It is important to know that the women tested for breast cancer are aged between 16 and 76.

This fact is verified on : February 7, 2014.





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