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Important Facts for Breast Cancer Incidence (Female Only)

Definition

Cancer incidence are all cases of malignant female breast cancer diagnosed.

Numerator

All cases of malignant female breast cancer.

Denominator

Total number of female residents in North Carolina

Why Is This Important?

Cancer of the female breast was the third most frequently occurring cancer in North Carolina from 2006 to 2010.

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