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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

110.4
119.4
Comparison: FL Counties 

102.7

cases/100,000 females
Measurement Period: 2009-2011

County: Miami-Dade

Categories: Health / Cancer, Health / Women's Health
Technical Note: The distribution is based on data from 67 Florida counties.
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

2003-2005: 100.1 2004-2006: 101.3 2005-2007: 103.8 2006-2008: 103.6 2007-2009: 104.2 2008-2010: 101.4 2009-2011: 102.7

cases/100,000 females


Indicates a change in methodology
2007-2009  Rates calculated prior to 2007-2009 do not reflect the population revisions made by the Florida Department of Health. The population data for 2001-2010, along with rates affected by the population data, were revised in August 2012.

Breast Cancer Incidence Rate

Comparison: Prior Value 

102.7

cases/100,000 females
Measurement Period: 2009-2011

County: Miami-Dade

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 not 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

2003-2005: 100.1 2004-2006: 101.3 2005-2007: 103.8 2006-2008: 103.6 2007-2009: 104.2 2008-2010: 101.4 2009-2011: 102.7

cases/100,000 females


Indicates a change in methodology
2007-2009  Rates calculated prior to 2007-2009 do not reflect the population revisions made by the Florida Department of Health. The population data for 2001-2010, along with rates affected by the population data, were revised in August 2012.