Breast Cancer

Breast CancerBreast Cancer

Annually, 10,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer in the country of whom 1.3% lose their lives to the disease, said Dr. Kazem Zendeh Del, director of National Cancer Registration Program. Delayed marriages can increase the risk of breast cancer as it can affect fertility. Women who have no children have a higher risk of breast cancer overall, ISNA quoted him as saying. At present, 40,000 to 50,000 women in Iran suffer from the disease.