Cancer: This Is How Fast Breast Cancer Will Increase By 2030

April 20, 2015 4:41 PM

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By 2030, the number of breast cancer cases in the United States will grow by 50% compared their 2011 rates, according to new research from the National Cancer Institute.

In the new study, presented at the American Association for Cancer Research’s annual meeting, researchers used cancer surveillance data, census data and mathematical models to arrive at projections. Part of the reason the numbers are so high, they note, is because women are living longer. Another fa...

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