Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Just Diagnosed with Cancer? Chat with Experts

Introduction

At a Glance

Breast cancer occurs when a malignant tumor (or cancerous cells) grows in the breast tissue.  Some cases of breast cancer can be detected with annual screenings but women are encouraged to perform self exams.  Early detection drastically increases breast cancer survival rates.

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What is Breast Cancer?

Breast Cancer indicates a collection of cancerous cells (tumors) that mutate, multiply and attack the body.  Left…

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Am I At Risk?

Breast cancer affects people around the world and has been voted by women as their number one health fear. Therefore, women often like to know whether they are at risk for…

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Contributing Factors

Women often want to know what factors contribute to developing breast cancer so they can avoid them or understand why they have breast cancer. However, while certain factors…

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Symptoms

The symptoms of breast cancer include unusual lumps in the breasts, swelling in the armpits, itchy nipples, stubborn rashes or painful breasts. However, all of these symptoms…

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Hot Topics

Q. I’ve been diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer. Is this a type of breast cancer like IDC or inflammatory breast cancer, or…?A. No, it’s not a type of breast cancer like those you mentioned. You can have IDC and a triple…