The Alarming Rise of Breast Cancer in Young Women

A dramatic increase leads to a simple question: Why?

F. Perry Wilson, MD MSCE

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From the year 2000 until around 2016, the incidence of breast cancer among young women — those under age 50, rose steadily, if slowly. And then, this happened.

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F. Perry Wilson, MD MSCE

Medicine, science, statistics. Associate Professor of Medicine and Public Health at Yale. New book “How Medicine Works and When it Doesn’t” available now.