Breast cancer rates among Asian-American women rising, study finds

Researchers with the institute found the largest increase in Koreans and Southeast Asians. LOS ANGELES (KABC) — A study conducted by the Cancer Prevention Institute of California shows an increase in breast cancer rates among Asian-Americans in the state.While breast cancer rates have plateaued or declined for some racial groups, they have been steadily rising among Asian-Americans since the late 1980s. Japanese-Americans showed the slowest increases.