Is breast cancer biologically different in East Asian women?

There appears to be more going on than adopting a Western lifestyle, researchers say

Patterns of breast cancer incidence appear to be different in women of European origin and East Asian women, a study shows.

Breast cancer

Taiwanese researchers estimated age-specific breast cancer incidence rates using registry data extracted from close to one million East Asian women and more than 645,000 Americans.

“The age-specific incidences of breast cancer among East Asian women aged 59 years [or younger] increased disproportionally over recent decades relative to rates in US contemporaries," the authors report in the Journal of