Advanced Breast Cancer On the Rise in Younger Women

The number of young women being diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer has been slowly but steadily rising over the past 3 decades, a national study found. The incidence of advanced breast disease among women ages 25 to 39 crept upward by 2.1 percent per year between 1976 and 2009, according to Dr. Rebecca Johnson of Seattle Children's Hospital and the University of Washington in Seattle, and colleagues. The upward trend was not seen among older women in the analysis of the Surveillance,...Full Story
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