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Age at first operation for removing non-cancerous lump from breast

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For sample females ages 18 and over who have ever had an operation to remove a noncancerous lump from their breast (LUMPEV), LUMP1AGE reports the age when the woman had the lump removed. Women who had a noncancerous lump removed were also asked for the total number of non-cancerous lumps removed (LUMPNO).

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  • 1987: Half of female sample persons age 18+ (excluded from CACT supplement) who have ever had an operation to remove noncancerous lump from breast.


  • 1987