Breast cancer cases in U.S. projected to rise as much as 50% by 2030

April 20, 2015 1:31 PM

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New breast cancer cases in the U.S. are forecast to rise by as much as 50% by 2030, government researchers reported Monday.

But while the surge in cases will pose "a huge challenge" to medical providers over the coming decades, coauthor Philip S. Rosenberg, of the National Cancer Institute said, the data also revealed "one silver lining": lower incidence of the subtype known as estrogen-receptor-negative breast cancers, ...

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