fibrocystic breast disease


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Noun1.fibrocystic breast disease - the presence of one or more cysts in a breast
disease - an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
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40% of fibrocystic breast disease cases without hyperplasia showed mild grade microvessel density score (MVD Score), while 20% showed severe grade MVD score.
In addition to breast cancer, these endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) are linked to benign breast masses such as fibrocystic breast disease and fibroadenomas.
19) The evidence for a connection between iodine and fibrocystic breast disease is strongest.
A Fibrocystic breast disease is a condition where hard, noncancerous lumps form in the breast tissue.
Older studies of therapeutic benefits, particularly with respect to fibrocystic breast disease, need to be updated and expanded.
Enzyme therapy should also ameliorate fibrocystic breast disease and stop the development and enlargement of existing uterine fibroids.
Iodine deficiency is the most common cause of fibrocystic breast disease, and 80%-90% of Americans have some degree of this deficiency ("Cryoablation Is Option for Breast Fibroadenomas," April 1, 2005, p.
For years, King suffered from fibrocystic breast disease and visited the doctor twice a year to remove benign cysts.
Sometimes this is due to previously having one breast larger than another, having benign, fibrocystic breast disease, or the result of previous surgery, radiotherapy etc.
There is evidence that vitamin E may reduce the size of cysts in women with fibrocystic breast disease, which is a risk factor for breast cancer.