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What is the rate of incidence for small intestine cancer?

In 2009, researchers estimated that the number of people newly diagnosed with small intestine cancer would reach 6,230, with about 2,000 of those cases being adenocarcinoma. They also estimated about 1,110 deaths from small intestine cancer in that year. Between 1999 and 2005, the rate of incidence (number of people who are diagnosed with a disease out of rounded population number) was 1.8 per 100,000.

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