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The exact cause of breast cancer is not known. Female hormones and increasing age play a part. The chances that you will develop breast cancer...
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Although the precise causes of breast cancer are unclear, we know what the main risk factors are. Still, most women considered at high risk for...
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The first sign of breast cancer is often a painless lump. But early breast cancer is often found on a mammogram before a lump can be felt. Other...
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You have a risk of having metastatic or recurrent breast cancer if you have ever had breast cancer. Although the exact cause of breast cancer is not...
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Nolvadex is a prescription medicine that is like estrogen (female hormone) in some ways and different in other ways. In the breast, Nolvadex can...
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Male breast cancer is a rare condition, accounting for about 1% of all breast cancers. Breast cancer is 100 times more common in women than in men...
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Having had a clean mammogram will not guarantee that breast cancer does not presently exist, or won't appear in just a few months down the...
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Breast cancer occurs when abnormal cells grow out of control in one or both breasts. All treatments for breast cancer work best when the cancer is...
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As with cancer of the female breast, the cause of cancer of the male breast has not been fully characterized, but both environmental influences and...
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Recurrent breast cancerRecurrent breast cancer occurs when breast cancer comes back in or near the original location after treatment. Local...
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Breast cancer occurs when cells in the breast grow abnormally. As the breast cancer grows, it can spread to nearby tissues and lymph nodes. Advanced...
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