Published in Cancer Weekly, October 11th, 2005
Death rates from breast cancer have dropped by 2.3% a year since 1990, the report says, and the decline is most pronounced among younger women.
According to the report, "Breast Cancer Facts & Figures 2005-2006," the incidence of breast cancer actually increased by 0.3% a year from 1987 to 2002, the latest year for which figures are available. But that increase was limited to women 50 and older. Among women 40 to 49, the number of cases declined during the same period, and for...
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