Medpage Today published an article on February 26 citing evidence that metastatic breast cancer is on the rise among younger women, an “age group that already has the worst prognosis, no recommended routine screening practice, the least health insurance, and the most potential years of life.” Why is this disturbing trend found specifically amongst 25-39 year old women and not older women? Read the article here to learn more: Advanced Breast Cancer Now More Common in Younger Women.
The writer notes that this trend appears among all races and ethnicities in urban and non-urban areas alike and lists possible influencing factors. The conclusion: something needs to be done to find these women at an earlier stage of cancer.
Here is yet another reason to get the word out to young women to learn more about thermography and add it to their health and wellness program.