A disease in which malignant cells form in the tissues of the breast. Types of breast cancer include: ductal carcinoma, which begins in the cells of the ducts; lobular carcinoma, which begins in the lobes or lobules, and inflammatory breast cancer.
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Offers support and resources on advanced breast cancer issues. Searchable archives.
American Cancer Society: Learn About Breast Cancer
Includes a description, risk factors, prevention, and treatment. Also read stories of hope from people whose lives have been touched by cancer.
Breast Cancer Facts and Stats
Gives an overview help with informed decision-making.
Non-profit offers information on new treatments, breaking news, research updates, and ask-the-expert conferences.
General Practice Notebook: Breast Cancer
Life After Breast Cancer
Answers questions women may have once treatment is over, including what follow-up tests are needed, common feelings, and how to stay healthy. From the National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre (Australia).
Macmillan Cancer Support
UK group addresses causes, diagnosis, and treatment.
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center: Breast Cancer
Information on risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, clinical trials, and support for patients and survivors.
NCI: Male Breast Cancer
Provides information and treatment options for male breast cancer.
NHS Choices: Female Breast Cancer
Provides information on this common cancer with details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and screening.
NHS Choices: Male Breast Cancer
Provides a short video and details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, complications and prevention.
NHS Choices: Paget's Disease of the Nipple
Provides information on this rare type of breast cancer. Includes a short video and details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
Overview details and medical results from a major annual meeting.
WebMD: Breast Cancer
Information on the diagnosis, symptoms, treatment and prevention of breast cancer.
What You Need To Know About Breast Cancer
General information from the National Cancer Institute's Cancer.gov resource giving an overview of the subject.
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