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Breast Cancer

image1 In the year 2006, a total of 212,920 women would be diagnosed with breast cancer in the United States. Breast cancer ranks second as the leading cause of cancer deaths in American women. Until recently breast cancer topped the list of leading causes of cancer deaths in women, but lately lung cancer has claimed the top position. If skin cancer is excluded, breast cancer is the commonest cancer among American women.   As per the World Health Organization, more than 1.2 million new cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed in the world in the year 2004. This demonstrates the huge health threat breast cancer is posing inside and outside United States. Many topics that are relevant to breast cancer are discussed in detail in the following sections. You may select your choice and proceed to detailed sections on this topic.  

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Breast cancer
Treatment of breast cancer
iv This section describes various treatment modalities of breast cancer including, chemotherapy, surgery, hormonal therapy, breast reconstruction surgery and radiation therapy. Also gives an account of....
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What's new: Research
research Read the most comprehensive news from MedicineWorld news service. Read daily updated breast cancer news. Be the first one to
know the most recent brest cancer research and news.
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Breast cancer: statistics
statistics Breast cancer incidence varies among different ethinic groups in the U.S.
Breast cancer incidence is especially high in Ashkenazi Jews and very low in native Americans. African Americans have a higher.....
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Epidemiolgy of brest cancer
epidemiology Epidemiology deals with the pattern of a disease. In this section you may read about the
pattern of breast cancer in various types of population inside and outsise the U.S.
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    Risk factors
risk factors Who is at highest risk of breast caner? If you have a family member with breast cancer what is your risk of developing breast cancer? Hormone replacement therapy may increase your...
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      What's my risk?
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You may want to know specifically what is your risk of breast cancer. Visit this site to learn more.
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