Trib Talk: Breast cancer awareness
While breast cancer cases in Utah remain below the national rate, the national numbers of younger women aged 25 to 29 who are diagnosed with breast cancer grew 2 percent a year between 1976 and 2009. That, coupled with the federal recommendation for women to wait until their 50s to get regular mammograms, concerns researchers and physicians.
On Monday at 12:15 p.m., Jennifer Napier-Pearce discusses breast cancer research, treatment and best practices with Huntsman Cancer Institute’s Dr. Saundra Buys, Dr. Teresa Reading from Intermountain Healthcare and Trib reporter Kirsten Stewart.
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