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Metastatic breast cancer rising in patients younger than 40

Metastatic breast cancer rising in patients younger than 40

http://thechart.blogs.cnn.com/2013/02/26/metastatic-breast-cancer-rising-in-patients-under-40/

Source: CNN

Diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer in women younger than 40 has increased 2% a year, every year, from 1976 to 2009, according to a study published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Dr. Rebecca Johnson, the study's lead author and medical director of the Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology program at Seattle Children's Hospital, discusses the study.