Younger women are diagnosed with breast cancer less frequently, but their chances of surviving it are lower, meaning that both older and young women have the same breast cancer mortality risk.
An Independent Indicator
A study analyzed a database of over 45,000 women with breast cancer. Surprisingly, being young was found to be an independent indicator of poor survival -- regardless of other factors such as tumor size, hormone receptor status, and treatment.
The Same Odds at 30 and 60The odds of dying from breast cancer increase by 5 percent for every year that a women is under 45 when diagnosed. This means that the 10-year survival probability of a 30-year-old patient is the same as that of a woman aged 60 years.
It's unknown if there are genetic factors at work that may increase a woman's chances of breast cancer earlier on. Whether there are or not, conventional medicine's response to early breast cancer is to throw toxic, useless drugs at the problem.
Most people (not drug companies, though) are confused about the real cause of cancer and all disease. In no way, shape or form is it related to a drug deficiency or some random event that is waiting in the wings to strike us down.
The vast majority of the time it is completely related to circumstances that we are in complete control of. Isn't that refreshing? We can influence, and have the power to modify, the risk of whether or not we will develop cancer or, for that matter, any chronic degenerative disease.
No pill could ever replace the benefits that a healthy diet and lifestyle can have on your body. At best they are Band-Aid solutions that can temporarily adjust for imbalances present in your body. At worst, they can have deadly side effects of their own.
If you are living in a fear mode of cancer, there are a number of simple, yet very powerful, steps you can take to radically lower your risk of cancer in the future. Some of the most important ones are as follows: