fibrocystic disease of the breast

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Noun1.fibrocystic disease of the breast - 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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Indicators of higher risk are: advanced age, breast cancer in mother, sister, or daughter, early onset of first period (under age 12), menopause after the age of 50, late first pregnancy or not having children, being white, a history of cancer of the uterus or in the other breast, fibrocystic disease of the breast, or having an abnormality in certain genes.
Iodine replacement in fibrocystic disease of the breast.
Presented with the evidence on fibrocystic disease and on breast cancer, it is reasonable to hypothesize that fibrocystic disease of the breast and breast cancer may, like goiter and cretinism, be iodine-deficiency disorders.