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Table 2 Estimated numbers of women living with breast cancer in NSW Australia in 2017 by phases of care and age group

From: A population-based study of breast cancer prevalence in Australia: predicting the future health care needs of women living with breast cancer

Phase of care Number (%) of breast cancer survivors   
  <50 years   50-69 years   70-84 years   Total
Initial care 788 (14.9%) 2881 (7.8%) 1296 (4.9%) 4965 (7.2%)
Post-treatment monitoring 3531 (66.7%) 19,171 (51.8%) 9272 (35.2%) 31,974 (46.6%)
Long-term survivor 807 (15.2%) 14,031 (37.9%) 14,947 (56.8%) 29,785 (43.4%)
Last year of life care 77 (1.5%) 336 (0.9%) 361 (1.4%) 774 (1.1%)
Subsequent metastases /second tumour 89 (1.7%) 584 (1.6%) 449 (1.7%) 1122 (1.6%)
Total 5292 (8.0%) 37,003 (54%) 26,325 (38%) 68,620 (100%)
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