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Thursday, July 31, 2014
Statitstics of Breast Cancer
Are there any current statistics and incidence of breast cancer?
The most current statistics, using the national SEER database, can be found at the following website: http://seer.cancer.gov/csr/1973_1999/breast.pdf This will require the use of an Adobe Reader, which is freely available. I believe the information you are looking for can be found in Table IV-9, Breast cancer lifetime risk of diagnosis and lifetime risk of death. Please let us know if this information does not meet your needs. Thank you for your question.
Duane D Culler, PhD, MS
Clinical Instructor of Genetics
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University