Recent changes to the programme for routine screening for breast cancer will see women in their forties invited, currently the screening is only offered to women aged 50 to 70.
Although breast cancer is more common in older women, it's worrying to see an increase in the number of younger women diagnosed with the disease.
More women than ever are surviving which is great news, however, more women are getting breast cancer and we must invest in vital research for new treatments and disease prevention.
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