breast cancer

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Noun1.breast cancer - cancer of the breast; one of the most common malignancies in women in the US
carcinoma - any malignant tumor derived from epithelial tissue; one of the four major types of cancer
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Blask and other researchers want to see tests to assess whether the hormone in this form can ward off breast cancer in women.
If EDCs make breast cancer cells grow in the laboratory, for example, they may also affect breast cancer in women.
Only certain patterns of oral contraceptive use were associated with significantly elevated odds of breast cancer in women with BRCA1 mutations.
Tamoxifen is already on the market as a treatment to prevent recurrences of breast cancer in women who have had the disease.

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