Breast cancer is the leading type of cancer seen in women these days (Who.int, 2015). In 2012, an estimated 1.7 million new cases were registered worldwide. The highest rate of breast cancer was seen in females of Belgium.the highest numbers of survivors for five years post diagnosis are seen in North America and Europe. (Wcrf.org, 2015)
INCIDENCE: Age incidence: higher is the age, higher the chances of developing breast cancer (Cancerresearchuk.org).
AGE: As mentioned earlier, increasing age increases the risk of breast cancer.
FAMILY HISTORY: Positive family history increases the chances manifold
GENETICS: In some cases the occurrence of Continue reading...