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What are the signs and symptoms Breast cancer?

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Worldwide, breast cancer is the most common invasive cancer in women. (The most common form of cancer is non-invasive non-melanoma skin cancer; non-invasive cancers are generally easily cured, cause very few deaths, and are routinely excluded from cancer statistics.) Breast cancer comprises 22.9% of invasive cancers in women[128] and 16% of all female cancers.[129] In 2012, it comprised 25.2% of ...

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Blood test to indicate breast cancer risk ‘in development’

A simple blood test could offer many women an early warning of breast cancer even if they do not inherit genes linked to the disease. Scientists have identified a molecular “switch” in blood samples that increases a woman’s chances of having breast cancer. The marker is associated with the BRCA1 breast cancer gene, but was also found in women without ...

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