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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 this cancer. The risk increases as you get older, but can also be affected by factors such as weight, diet and pregnancy among others. Nevertheless, a large percentage of women who develop breast cancer have no known risk factors.

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Worried about a lump in your breast? That's understandable — but know that breast lumps can be caused by a number of other factors besides breast cancer. While breast lumps should always be taken seriously, there are several questions to consider that will help determine just how quickly you should get to the doctor. Fibrocystic changes…

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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, commented on “Is This Normal?” 10 Reasons to… PJ, Thanks for calling attention to all those "non-lump" cancer symptoms. …




PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered Long indent on side of breast, had… Leslie, I'm sorry you're having to go through this. With your ultrasound and…


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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered I am 16 years old, almost 17, and… Hi - At your age, breast cancer is a remote possibility at best; only about 2…


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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, commented on Is This Normal? A Teen Guide to Breast… Ana, please contact your doctor and have her reschedule your ultrasound;…




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