Which Country Treats the Breast Cancer the Best?

Breast Cancer (5 Year Observed Survival Rate) (%), 2005 or latest
Health Care | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 20 countries in 2005, USA ranked the highest in breast cancer measured by 5 year observed survival rate with 77.4% followed by Finland and Iceland. On the other end of the scale was Latvia with 56.9%, Czech Republic with 65.8% and Ireland with 69.8%.

Data for more countries are available at Breast Cancer (5 Year Observed Survival Rate) indicator page.

Breast Cancer (5 Year Observed Survival Rate) Unit 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Austria % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 71.2% 70.8% 73.0% 73.3% 73.5% ...
Belgium % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Denmark % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 68.0% 68.5% 70.5% 71.0% 69.4% ...
Finland % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 75.1% 75.5% 75.9% 76.2% 76.4% ... ...
Germany % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 67.0% ... ... ... 73.5% ... ...
Iceland % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 77.4% ...
Israel % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 73.7% 76.2% 75.3% 73.8% 75.2% ... ...
Netherlands % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 71.9% 73.2% 73.5% 73.6% 74.2% ...
New Zealand % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 69.6% 70.3% 71.0% 71.6% 73.2% ...
Norway % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 72.0% 72.6% 72.4% 73.4% 75.0% ...
Portugal % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
South Korea % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 67.3% 68.3% 67.0% 72.4% 72.0% ...
Sweden % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 73.9% 74.7% 75.1% 75.7% 75.9% ...
USA % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 77.7% 78.0% ... ... 77.4% ... ...
United Kingdom % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 66.3% 67.4% 67.7% 68.3% 69.7% ...