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About 214,000 new cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed in 2006.

American Cancer Society. Breast Cancer Facts & Figures 2005-2006. Atlanta, GA: American Cancer Society; 2007. http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@nho/documents/document/caff2005brfacspdf2005pdf.pdf

Reference

Title
Breast Cancer Facts & Figures 2005-2006
Publisher
American Cancer Society
Publication Date
2007
Authors
American Cancer Society
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

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