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What is the incidence of breast cancer among women of child bearing age?
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
9 doctors agree
In brief: Rare
While the lifetime risk of breast cancer in the us is ~12%, the incidence in women of childbearing years is much lower: from age 20-29, the incidence is ~1 in 1400; from age 30-39, 1 in 233; from age 40-49, 1 in 69.

In brief: Rare
While the lifetime risk of breast cancer in the us is ~12%, the incidence in women of childbearing years is much lower: from age 20-29, the incidence is ~1 in 1400; from age 30-39, 1 in 233; from age 40-49, 1 in 69.
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: Life time ~13%
A woman has a life time risk of about 13% of getting breast cancer.
The incidence increases with increasing age, peaking at 75-80 years. The average age at diagnosis is 61, lower for african american and hispanic women.

In brief: Life time ~13%
A woman has a life time risk of about 13% of getting breast cancer.
The incidence increases with increasing age, peaking at 75-80 years. The average age at diagnosis is 61, lower for african american and hispanic women.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Kathryn Wagner
this is an old slide [mine2007] but its still pretty accurate Birth to 39 1 in 209 40 to 59 1 in 24 60 to 69 1 in 26 Over 70 1 in 14 Overall lifetime 1 in 8
Dr. Kathryn Wagner
that looks weird: birth to age 39: 1 in 209; 40-59: 1/24; 60 - 69: 1/26; over 70: 1 in 14; with an overall lifetime risk of 1 in 8. I'll try and break down the 40-59 for you soon.
3 doctors agree
In brief: Rare , but possible
Breast cancer is rare but still possible to have breast cancer woman in child bearing age.
' seer ' data 2002 to 2006 of total % of incidence breast cancers, age 20 to 30 years occurance of 1.9 % age 35 to 44 10.5%. In 2012 total breast cancer patients 222870 females and 2190 men, in usa.

In brief: Rare , but possible
Breast cancer is rare but still possible to have breast cancer woman in child bearing age.
' seer ' data 2002 to 2006 of total % of incidence breast cancers, age 20 to 30 years occurance of 1.9 % age 35 to 44 10.5%. In 2012 total breast cancer patients 222870 females and 2190 men, in usa.
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