Figure 1: Crude Mastectomy Rates Among Women With Unilateral Invasive Breast Cancer Versus DCIS Only, Whose First Surgery Took Place Between 2007–2008 and 2009–2010 (Figure 1 in the report)

Wide variation in mastectomy rates across Canada


* Rate for DCIS in P.E.I. was suppressed due to limited sample size.

Data relates to patients who received their index procedure between 2007–2008 and 2009–2010.

Data for the three territories was suppressed due to limited sample size.


Hospital Morbidity Database and National Ambulatory Care Reporting System, Canadian Institute for Health Information; Alberta Ambulatory Care Reporting System, Alberta Health and Wellness.