The Geography of Breast Cancer: Countries with Incidences Greater than 50 per 100,000 Women (2002-2007) The lowest rates of breast cancer are found in Asia, but even in regions with low incidence the rates are increasing rapidly. Sweden Iceland Finland Norway Canada Denmark Ireland The U.S. has the highest rate of breast cancer with 101 cases per 100,000. United States Netherlands Great Britain Germany Belgium Czech Republic Luxembourg France Poland Switzerland Austria Hungary Slovenia Italy Croatia Bosnia- Serbia Herzegovina Montenegro Portugal Spain Macedonia Greece Albania Malta Lebanon Israel Pakistan Puerto Rico Barbados Trinidad & Tobago Women in industrialized countries are more likely to get breast cancer, but less likely to die from it than women in poor countries. In India, 861 women die each week of breast cancer. Australia Argentina New Zealand Map created by the GIS Research and Map Collection with data from The Penguin Atlas of Women in the World, Atlas Collection, Ball State University Libraries..