Original Publication Date: 4 February, 2014
Publication / Source: Breast Cancer Management
Authors: Matteo Lambertini & Hatem A Azim
Breast cancer arising at a young age is a complex condition, requiring multidisciplinary and personalized approaches to manage the specific issues related not only to optimal adjuvant treatments, but also to other important quality-of-life issues, such as bone health, premature menopause, fertility preservation and long-term cognitive function . Approximately 5% of women with breast cancer are diagnosed before the age of 40 years, but the incidence appears to be on the rise .