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Some Breast Cancer Statistics

Population estimate of California: 39,144,818. Population estimate of San Diego County: 3,299,521. Roughly 1 in 12 Californians live in San Diego County.

In 2013, there were 25,810 new breast cancer cases diagnosed in California, and 2,200 of those were in San Diego County. About 15 men are diagnosed with breast cancer per year in San Diego County.

More people are diagnosed at early stage (about 71%). In 2013, there were 4,407 breast cancer deaths in California. This figure is projected to rise because of an aging population.

California Cancer Facts and Figures 2016, American Cancer Society and CA Department Public Health
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