US Breast Cancer Diagnoses May Rise 50 Percent by 2030

April 20, 2015 8:09 PM

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US Breast Cancer Diagnoses May Rise 50 Percent by 2030

PHILADELPHIA — The number of breast cancer cases diagnosed each year in the United States could rise 50 percent during the next 15 years, a new study suggests.

By 2030, there will be 441,000 new breast cancers diagnosed yearly in U.S. women ages 30 to 84, according to the study's estimates. That's up from 283,000 breast cancer cases in 2011.

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