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glossary:breast_cancer

The most common type of cancer in women aged between 35 to 54, incidence has increased such that 1 in 9 women develop breast cancer in the USA. The most common type of breast cancer that found in the cells of the breast ducts, other types include those of the lobes, and inflammatory breast cancer. Between 5 and 10% of breast cancers are known to be hereditary, women with the defective BRCA1 gene are more likely to develop breast or ovarian cancer.

See Also:

* Lymphedema

* My Life with Lymphedema and lymphoma

* Axillary node biopsy

* Sentinel node biopsy

* Small Needle biopsy

* Lymphoscintigraphy

* Arm or leg swelling after cancer

* Arm Lymphedema

* Leg Lymphedema

Cervical cancer, breast, ovarian cancer

Secondary Lymphedema in the cancer patient

Kidney and Renal Cancer

Hodgkins Disease or Hodgkins Lymphoma

Gynecological cancer

Leg Lymphedema Gynecological Cancer

Kaposi's Sarcoma

Skin Cancer

Colon Cancer

Prostate Cancer

Melanoma

Male Breast Cancer

Leg Swelling

Arm Swelling

Swelling

Breast Cancer

Cancer Glossary

glossary/breast_cancer.txt · Last modified: 2012/10/16 14:40 (external edit)