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Invasive Cancer Rates per 100,000 Females, by Site and Race/Ethnicity, 2005*

Invasive Cancer Rates per 100,000 Females, by Site and Race/Ethnicity, 2005*
Type of Cancer Rate
Total White** Black** Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander American Indian/Alaska Native†

*All rates are age-adjusted.

**Includes Hispanics.

Results should be interpreted with caution; includes Hispanics.

Source: U.S. Cancer Statistics Working Group. United States Cancer Statistics: 1999–2005 Incidence and Mortality Web-based Report. Atlanta: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Cancer Institute; 2009. Available at: www.cdc.gov/uscs.

Breast 117.7 119.1 110.2 89.8 78.8 59.4
Lung and Bronchus 55.2 56.6 50.9 25.2 26.9 24.5
Colon and Rectum 41.9 40.8 49.4 33.9 32.2 37.6
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma 15.9 16.3 10.9 15.1 9.9 8.5
Melanoma 15.1 17.0 0.9 4.2 1.3 3.6
Thyroid 14.9 15.5 9.7 14.7 14.9 6.6
Cervix 8.1 7.7 10.3 12.4 7.4 6.2

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