Planning for life after breast cancer
For many young breast cancer patients, a diagnosis leads to more than just cancer treatment plans. It also includes conversations about preserving their fertility.
“The average age of breast cancer in the U.S. is 62-64. Over half of the women I treat are under age of 50,” said Dr. Kayla Griffith, a breast surgical oncologist at Rose Medical Center in Denver who specializes in working with younger patients.