The number of women being treated for breast cancer in Northern Ireland has increased by 53% overall in the last 20 years
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Breast cancer: 'Dramatic rise' in diagnoses of NI cases over last 20 years

New figures from the Northern Ireland Cancer Registry show there has been a dramatic rise in the numbers of women being diagnosed with breast cancer.

They show that there has been an overall increase of 53% in the number of women being treated for the disease in the last 20 years.

BBC News NI Health Correspondent Marie-Louise Connolly reports.

  • 12 Feb 2016