Fred Hutchinson Breast Health Global Initiative Director Speaks With NPR About Rising Rates Of Breast Cancer In Developing Countries
NPR: Breast Cancer In The Developing World: Rising Rates, Shrouded In Silence
“…We spoke to [Ben Anderson, a surgical oncologist who is the director of the Breast Health Global Initiative at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle,] to learn why there is hesitancy to report a breast lump in some countries. We also asked about a new study he co-authored, showing that the rate of breast cancer cases and the number of deaths from the disease are increasing in countries ‘undergoing rapid changes in human development,’ such as Colombia, Ecuador, and Japan…” (Silver, 10/22).
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