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You can get breast cancer from anything. I mean nobody knows what causes breast cancer, but bioidentical hormones are still hormones. They are still...
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The American Cancer Society defines high-risk as women with a greater than 20% lifetime risk of breast cancer. This includes women with BRCA1 and...
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Very few breast cancer screening studies include women in their mid-70s and older. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) noted that...
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In the most recent, largest study (meta-analysis) of vitamin D, calcium, and the prevention of breast cancer, both vitamin D and calcium seemed to be...
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Some women with breast cancer use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).An approach is generally called complementary medicine when it is used...
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Common symptoms of breast cancer include:A change in how the breast or nipple feelsA lump or thickening in or near the breast or in the underarm...
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No one knows the exact causes of breast cancer. Doctors often cannot explain why one woman develops breast cancer and another does not. They do know...
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If you have a symptom or screening test result that suggests cancer, your doctor must find out whether it is due to cancer or to some other cause...
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Doctors all over the country are conducting many types of clinical trials (research studies in which people volunteer to take part). They are...
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Learning you have breast cancer can change your life and the lives of those close to you. These changes can be hard to handle. It is normal for you...
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Follow-up care after treatment for breast cancer is important. Recovery is different for each woman. Your recovery depends on your treatment, whether...
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To plan your treatment, your doctor needs to know the extent (stage) of the disease. The stage is based on the size of the tumor and whether the...
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Breast cancer is a disease in which abnormal cells in the breast divide and multiply in an uncontrolled fashion. The cells can invade nearby tissue...
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The most common symptom of breast cancer is a painless lump. But, early breast cancer is often found on a mammogram before a lump can be felt. Other...
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The exact cause of breast cancer is not known. After you have had breast cancer, you have a higher than average risk of cancer. When cancer comes...
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