Women's Health

Chinese Women Diagnosed with Breast Cancer Younger: Why?

Diagnosis age in China

Diagnosis age in China

The China Anti-Cancer Committee chaired by doctor Zhang Jin recently released data indicating Chinese women tend to be diagnosed with breast cancer at a younger age than their western counterparts. According to the data collected by the Anti-Cancer Committee, most Chinese women diagnosed with breast cancer are 45-55 years old, which is about 10 years younger than the average age range for western women.