Cases of breast cancer may rise but treatment better than ever

April 21, 2015 12:12 AM

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Cases of breast cancer in the United States are expected to jump 50 percent in the next 15 years according to the National Cancer Institute.

"Our patient population of baby boomers is aging and we are living longer as women. So i think having the diagnosis of breast cancer doesn't mean more women are going to die of breast cancer. And i think that is the difference," said Dr. Lori Alfonse with Lehigh Valley Health Network.

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