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Breast Cancer Incidence Rate

This indicator shows the age-adjusted incidence rate for breast cancer in cases per 100,000 females.

Breast Cancer Incidence Rate

116.4
127.5
Comparison: U.S. Counties 

122.8

cases/100,000 females
Measurement Period: 2007-2011

County: Dallas

Located in:
  • Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA): Dallas-Plano-Irving
  • Substate Region: Region 3a
  • TEA Region: Region 10
  • State: Texas

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Categories: Health / Cancer, Health / Women's Health
Technical Note: The distribution is based on data from 2,694 U.S. counties and county equivalents.
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: October 2014
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Why is this important?

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer among women in the U.S. other than skin cancer. Breast cancer forms in tissues of the breast, usually the ducts (tubes that carry milk to the nipple) and lobules (glands that make milk). In the United States in 2009, it is estimated that there will be 192,370 new cases and 40,170 deaths from breast cancer.

Breast Cancer Incidence Rate : Time Series

2003-2007: 113.9 2004-2008: 119.1 2005-2009: 121.6 2006-2010: 124.5 2007-2011: 122.8

cases/100,000 females

Breast Cancer Incidence Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Am. Indian/AK Native: 58.2 Asian/Pacific Islander: 80.2 Black: 127.6 Hispanic: 80.6 White: 123.0 Overall: 122.8

cases/100,000 females

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Breast Cancer Incidence Rate

Comparison: Prior Value 

122.8

cases/100,000 females
Measurement Period: 2007-2011

County: Dallas

Located in:
  • Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA): Dallas-Plano-Irving
  • Substate Region: Region 3a
  • TEA Region: Region 10
  • State: Texas

View Every County

Categories: Health / Cancer, Health / Women's Health
Technical Note: The trend is a comparison between the most recent and previous measurement periods. Confidence intervals were taken into account in determining the direction of the trend.
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: October 2014

Why is this important?

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer among women in the U.S. other than skin cancer. Breast cancer forms in tissues of the breast, usually the ducts (tubes that carry milk to the nipple) and lobules (glands that make milk). In the United States in 2009, it is estimated that there will be 192,370 new cases and 40,170 deaths from breast cancer.

Breast Cancer Incidence Rate : Time Series

2003-2007: 113.9 2004-2008: 119.1 2005-2009: 121.6 2006-2010: 124.5 2007-2011: 122.8

cases/100,000 females

Breast Cancer Incidence Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Am. Indian/AK Native: 58.2 Asian/Pacific Islander: 80.2 Black: 127.6 Hispanic: 80.6 White: 123.0 Overall: 122.8

cases/100,000 females

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