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Breast Cancer Facts

Simply Stated, breast cancer is an uncontrolled growth of breast cells.  Breast cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the breast.  It differs by individual, age group, and even the kind of cells within the tumors themselves.
 

Understanding Breast Cancer.

Making sense of the ever-changing world of breast cancer can be overwhelming. Are you newly diagnosed with breast cancer or has a friend or loved one shared the news that they have breast cancer? Have you heard some news about a new treatment and have questions about it? Or are you just looking for some information about breast cancer?

Consider this your one-stop resource for the latest information on breast cancer risk factors, early detection and screening, diagnosis, treatment and support. Plus you’ll find the latest on integrative and complementary therapies, life after treatment, quality of care and much more.

   
 


 

Breast Cancer Facts and Statistics

Many changes occur in your breasts during your lifetime. It's important to understand which changes are normal and which are not. The first step is to learn about the structure of your breasts and how they function. Although breast cancer is more common in women, it also occurs in men.