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We don't know:If Nolvadex lowers the chance of getting breast cancer in women who have abnormal breast cancer genes (BRCA1 and BRCA2). If taking...
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Try and get your old records to confirm that diagnosis....including the pathology report. To get a breast CANCER at age 13 is extremely rare, so I...
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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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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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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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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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Breast cancer cells, like all cancers, initially develop because of defects in the genetic material deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) of a single cell. The...
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There are many sources of help available to provide support for breast cancer patients and their families. Among them are: Social Workers. Social...
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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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If you've been treated for breast cancer, you should continue to practice breast self-exam, checking both the treated area and your other breast each...
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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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The type of treatment for local breast cancer recurrences depends on your initial treatment. If you had a lumpectomy, local recurrence is usually...
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... It is important for women to know that breast cancer can be a man's disease as well. This also means that a genetic link can come from a male...
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Initial treatment of breast cancer with chemotherapy or hormone therapy can help prevent metastatic or recurrent breast cancer. For women with...