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Health Indicator Report of Cancer Deaths - Breast Cancer

Among New Mexican women, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer, and is the second leading cause of death from cancer.


Breast cancer mortality is defined as a neoplasm, malignant, of breast (ICD10: C50).   Data have been directly age-adjusted to the U.S. 2000 standard population.

Data Sources

  • New Mexico Death Data: Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics (BVRHS), New Mexico Department of Health.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, CDC WONDER Online Database (


Female Breast Cancer Deaths per 100,000 population (females) in New Mexico


Number of breast cancer deaths


New Mexico female population
Page Content Updated On 12/11/2018, Published on 12/18/2018
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Content updated: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 08:41:23 MST