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Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most common non-skin cancer, and second most common cancer causing death in women. About 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer, and about 1% of men will develop it and usually show mutation to BRCA-2. The risk is high in young africans and women living in north america. About 90% of breast cancers are sporadic. Risk factors to develop breast cancer are early menarche, late menopause, nulliparity, dense breast tissue, obesity, post-menopause, and late pregnancy. This diagram shows more information about breast cancer.

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