Breast Cancer In The News
Dr. William C. Shiel Jr., Chief Editor of Medicinenet.com, discusses Breast Cancer and Pop Star Kylie Minogue
The following is a partial transcript taken from this audio broadcast:
"I recently read about that same occurrence of Miss Minogue in the popular literature in the lay press. This is a very unfortunate situation, you're right it is a particularly young age. 94% of breast cancers, according to recent Centers for Disease Control statistics, occur in women over the age of 40, so Miss Minogue's breast cancer is a strikingly uncommon incidence in that age group. Dr. Shiel, does the fact that she is under 40 mean that her breast cancer is different than women over 40?..."
Listen to the entire audio segment of Health Beat on Breast Cancer and Pop Star Kylie Minogue in this edition of / Doctors on Health /.