breast cancer

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cancer of the breast

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All women over 40 and women with high risk factors for breast cancer should be screened regularly as part of their personal health protection,'' says Dr.
The centers represent a great opportunity to conduct transdisciplinary science to explore the problem of breast cancer from many different perspectives, including the valuable perspective of [breast cancer survivor] advocates," said Robert Hiatt, principal investigator for the BCERC at the University of California, San Francisco, which collaborates with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and serves as the coordinating center for the BCERC network.
Kirk, CEO of the support and advocacy group, Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization.
Adding to many lesbians' fears is the fact that they've come to believe their risk of developing breast cancer is much greater than that of heterosexual women.
These arguments for a three-month cut-off point have been used in other recent studies of breast cancer (Burgess, Ramirez, Richards, & Love, 1998; Burgess, Ramirez, Smith, & Richards, 2000; Faccione & Dodd, 1995).
He shows how the history of breast cancer treatment was for many centuries embedded in Galenic humoral of "black bile"--theories which resulted in the rejection of surgical intervention and the use of a variety of ineffective herbal concoctions.
During an average period of almost three years, invasive breast cancer was diagnosed in 9,364 women.
In premenopausal women, obesity actually lowers the risk of breast cancer, so that muddied the waters.
Women with breast cancer only appear to have had more abortions than healthy women.
Your risk of breast cancer increases with your age after age 40.
Mammograms are also recommended for younger women who have symptoms of breast cancer or who have a high risk of getting breast cancer.
In its early days, ABMT for breast cancer was considered an investigative therapy by many payers, and thus considered ineligible for coverage.
That lack of knowledge presents a particular concern for breast cancer survivors.
The American Cancer Society estimates that, of the 183,700 cases of breast cancer in the U.
Breast cancer has become a very real threat to women.
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