Article updated and reviewed by Jennifer A. Ligibel, MD, Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber
Cancer is a disease characterized by the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells.
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women and affects approximately one out of every eight women in the U.S.
There are several types of...
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