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Mortality projections presented in this report have recently been revised using more recent data and are presented in the report Cancer mortality trends and projections: 2014 to 2025. In the process of updating the projections, changes have been made to the underlying models used in this report. Readers should therefore use the relevant mortality projections presented in the Cancer mortality trends and projections: 2014 to 2025 report instead.

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Symbols
    • Summary
      • Breast cancer occurs in young women as well as in older women
      • Young women have lower survival rates for common types of breast cancer
      • Young women have lower survival rates for small breast cancers
    • Data at a glance
  • Body section
    • 1 Introduction
      • 1.1 Purpose of this report
      • 1.2 Facts
      • 1.3 Risk factors for young women
      • 1.4 Issues for young women
    • 2 Breast cancer in young women
      • 2.1 Detection and diagnosis
      • 2.2 Number of new cases
      • 2.3 Hospitalisations
      • 2.4 Survival
      • 2.5 Number of deaths
    • 3 Spotlight on risk-reducing strategies
      • 3.1 Family or genetic risk
      • 3.2 Risk-reducing strategies
  • End matter
    • Appendix A: Additional tables
    • Appendix B: Defining breast cancer
    • Appendix C: Defining hospitalisations related to breast cancer
    • Appendix D: Data sources
    • Glossary
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • Related publications