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  • Posted By: genelie
  • August 11, 2008
  • 05:35 PM

What are the most popular breast cancer research topics?

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  • hi, Some of the most promising breast cancer research has focused on screening and early detection.The goal is to detect breast cancer at stages earlier than before, especially in the breasts of young women that are too dense for effective mammograms. Meanwhile research in breast cancer surgery has focused on more effective ways to remove tumors, including the possibility of surgical techniques that either destroy the tumor using heat or freezing. Yet other researchers are reviewing the risk factors women can change to prevent being diagnosed with breast cancer.
    jerialchristian 2 Replies
    • August 11, 2008
    • 07:59 PM
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  • Breast cancer starts in the cells of the breast. Breast tissue covers a larger area than just the breast. It extends up to the collarbone and from the armpit to the breastbone. Behind the breast tissue are the muscles of the chest and the upper arm. The main function of the breast is to produce and secrete milk, and it is made up of milk glands, milk tubes (ducts) and fatty tissue. The glands where the milk is made are grouped into lobules and the ducts carry the milk to the nipple. The circle of darker skin around the nipple is called the areola. Within the breast, the glands and ducts are surrounded and protected by fatty tissue. Breast tissue changes with age, from mostly milk ducts during adolescence to mostly fatty tissue in older women.______________________________________
    Anonymous 42,789 Replies
    • September 15, 2008
    • 09:09 AM
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  • I found a great blog for you covering the most important cancer topics likeSigns of breast cancer, Stages of breast cancer, Treatment of breast cancer, Diagnosis of breast cancer and you'll find many more interesting topics thereKindly HY
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