Breast Cancer Cases To Increase 50% By 2030. Don't Panic.

April 20, 2015 2:26 PM

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Researchers at the National Cancer Institute project that the number of breast cancer cases will rise 50% to 441,000 cases a year, according to research presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research.

Sound awful? Maybe less so than you think. The increase was driven by three factors, according to Philip S. Rosenberg, PhD, a senior investigator in the division of cancer epidemiology and genetics at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the lead investigator on the study.

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