Health Ministry report: One in eight Israeli women at risk of developing breast cancer
The rise in breast cancer rates among Israeli Jewish women is partly a result of improved programs for early detection of the disease.
The risk of breast cancer among Israeli Jewish women is rising, and Jewish women of all ages have a one in 7.5 chance of developing it - a 13.1 percent risk - according to a report released yesterday by the Health Ministry's Center for Disease Control. The rate among Arab women is falling, dropping to one in 14 women.
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