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Breast Cancer : Clinical Presentation and Genetics

Breast Cancer : Clinical Presentation and Genetics

 

Mammogram
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#1 What is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among women

Answer :

Breast cancer

 

#2. What is the second most common cancer related cause of death among women ?

Answer :

Breast cancer

#3 What is the lifetime probability of developing breast cancer in a woman ?

Answer :

It is one in eight

 

#4 What are the two most common cause of decline in breast cancer mortality ?

Answer :

Use of screening mammography

Advances in adjuvant therapy

 

#5 What are the common risk factors for development of breast cancer ?

Answer :

Age

Gender

Prolonged exposure to estrogen

Early menarche

Late menopause

Nulliparity

> 30 years of age at birth of first child

A personal or family history of breast cancer

A history of benign breast disease`

 

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