What is Breast Cancer?
Cancer is a disease where cells in the body transform and grow beyond their normal range. These cancerous cells further lump together in a way to form a tumor that is labeled malignant. When such a tumor forms in the cells and tissues of the breast, it is referred to as breast cancer. Breast cancer is mainly found in women, though it can also affect men.
Breast cancer is in fact the most common cancer and affects one in every eight women in the US. Medical science has not yet identified the exact cause of breast cancer but clinical studies and medical statistics have shown that various risk factors may increase a person's vulnerability to this type of cancer.
Frequently asked questions
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