Unique Issues Faced by Young Women with Breast Cancer

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If you are a woman under age 40, which is the recommended age to begin mammogram screening, you may think you are too young to be at risk for developing breast cancer. About 11 percent of all breast cancers occur in women younger than age 45, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). For young, otherwise healthy women, it can be especially difficult to accept that this truly can happen to anyone. If you have been diagnosed with breast cancer as a young woman, you may face unique challenges. Read More

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