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About 192,370 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to occur among women in the US during 2009; about 1,910 new cases are expected in men.

The American Cancer Society. Cancer Facts and Figures 2009; May 2009. http://www.cancer.org/downloads/STT/500809web.pdf

Reference

Title
Cancer Facts and Figures 2009
Publication Date
May 2009
Authors
The American Cancer Society
URL
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  • Cost of Disease
  • Prevalence & Incidence

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