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Table 1 Changing incidence of male breast cancer. Figures given are Age Standardised Incidence (ASR) per 100,000 population.

From: Male breast cancer: is the scenario changing

Continent Country Volume 1 1960 Volume 4 1975 Volume 6 1985 Volume 8 1995 Volume 9 2000
North America USA (New York State) 0.5 1.1 0.8 1.0 1.1
  USA (California) Na 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.7
  Canada (Alberta) 0.4 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.5
  Canada (Ontario) Na Na 0.6 0.6 0.7
South/Central America Columbia 0.3 0.5 0.4 0.1 0.3
  Cuba Na 0.1 0.2 0.3 Na
  Brazil (Goiania) Na Na 0.4 0.7 0.8
Europe UK (South Thames) 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.6
  Denmark 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.6
  Sweden 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4
  Norway 0.3 0.3 0.5 0.4 0.4
Asia Israel (Jews) 1.4 1.1 0.8 1.4 1.1
  Japan (Osaka) Na 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2
  India (Mumbai) Na 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.4
  China (Shanghai) Na 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.4
Africa Uganda 0.3 Na Na 0.1 1.4
  Algeria Na Na 0.8 0.7 0.6
  Mali Na Na 0.8 0.8 Na
Australia New South Wales Na 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.7
  1. Note: Na-data not available.