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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Announced at the recent Avon Walk for Breast Cancer Los Angeles in Long Beach, the grant goes to Antelope Valley Hospital and Care-A-Van Mobile Clinic, a program of Partners In Care, to implement the Antelope Valley Breast Cancer Resource Network to reach and educate more ``medically underserved'' women.
We wanted a research approach that focused on environmental causes, and we wanted more involvement from the advocates' perspective," said Dale Eastman, vice president of the Alamo Breast Cancer Foundation.
Dobren's panic, telling her that these days, metastatic breast cancer can be treated as a chronic disease.
Andersen and Cacioppo (1995) found that the delay intervals were independent of one another and that appraisal delay constituted at least 60% of the total for women with breast cancer or gynecological tumors.
He details its horrible "crab-like" character, with the possibility that untreated breast cancer can result in ulcerating tumors appearing in the neck, torso, and armpit before death occurs.
To assess associations between type of hormone therapy and the incidences of breast cancer and fatal breast cancer, researchers recruited women aged 50-64 to the Million Women Study between 1996 and 2001.
For years, it looked as though weight had no impact on breast cancer.
Anti-abortionists promote the alleged ABC link because seventeen out of thirty-seven scientific studies that have examined the link showed a small overall increase in breast cancer risk for women who have abortions.
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the United States.
Mammograms are recommended for women over 40 years old even if they have no signs of breast cancer.
in contrast to the high expectations for ABMT for breast cancer, the results of these eagerly awaited trials failed to show a significant impact in patients with either metastatic breast cancer or those at high risk for metastatic disease.

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