Recent increase of breast cancer incidence among women under the age of forty

Geneva Cancer Registry, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Geneva, 55, bd de la Cluse, 1205 Geneva, Switzerland.
British Journal of Cancer (Impact Factor: 4.82). 07/2007; 96(11):1743-6. DOI: 10.1038/sj.bjc.6603783
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ABSTRACT Using data from the Geneva Cancer Registry, we found that in 2002-2004, breast cancer incidence in women aged 25-39 years increased by 46.7% per year (95% CI: 7.1-74.0, P=0.015), which surveillance or detection bias may not fully explain.

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