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Published Oct 4, 2018 at 4:00pm

Breast cancer is the most reported form of cancer among women in New York state, according to the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta with 134 cases reported per 100,000 women. Also in the top 10 per 100,000 women are, in order: Lung cancer, 53.6 cases per 100,000 women; colon and rectum cancer, 34.3; corpus and uterus cancers, 31.8; thyroid cancer, 30.1; non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, 17.6; melanomas of the skin, 13.9; pancreatic cancer, 12.6; leukemia, 12.4 and ovarian cancer, 12.1 cases per 100,000 women.