Incidence of Breast Cancer With Distant Involvement Among Women in the United States, 1976 to 2009

JAMA: February 27, 2013

Importance  Evidence from the US National Cancer Institute Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) database suggests that the incidence of advanced breast cancer in young women is increasing.

Objective  To quantify this trend and analyze it as a function of stage at diagnosis, race/ethnicity, residence, and hormone receptor status. Read more