Chart 7
Breast cancer, incidence rates per 100,000, by age group, Canada, 2007

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Chart 7: Breast cancer, incidence rates per 100,000, by age group, Canada, 2007

Note(s): Breast cancer refers to female breast cancer only. Although it can occur in men it is very rare. Less than 1% of breast cancers occur in males. Breast cancer is defined as ICD-O-3 primary sites C50.0 – C50.9 (excluding morphology types M-9050-M9055; M-9140; M-9590-0089).

Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Cancer Registry (CCR) Database (July 2011 file) (CANSIM table 103-0550). Rates for ICD-O-3 primary sites of cancer, by sex, Canada, provinces and territories, annual.

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