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Sharing Mayo Clinic: ‘Sneaky’ cancer spurs mom and daughter to action

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Sharing Mayo Clinic: 'Sneaky' cancer spurs mom and daughter to action ... type of breast cancer. "I learned that 20% of breast cancers are not detected ... 53-year-old mother of two, noting that her cancer was found only after an MRI was performed ... in her abdomen. The scan identified cancer in her liver, bones, and the orbit ... this type of cancer," says Lisa. This type of breast cancer, also known as infiltrating

Mayo Clinic Minute: Men can get breast cancer

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can get breast cancer ... Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among American ... Disease Control and Prevention. But breast cancer isn't exclusive to women. Watch: ... While it's just 1% of all breast cancers in this country, the disease does ... "There are about 2,000 cases of male breast cancer diagnosed every year in the U.S

Consumer Health: Are you due for a mammogram?

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image of your breasts that is used to screen for breast cancer. Mammograms ... role in early breast cancer detection and help decrease breast cancer deaths. Breast ... Breast cancer will affect 1 in 8 women, according to the American ... the American Cancer Society. After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer ... women in the U.S. will die from breast cancer this year. Various medical organizations

Study findings improve accuracy of breast cancer risk estimates for women with no family history

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Study findings improve accuracy of breast cancer risk estimates for women with no ... provides more accurate estimates of breast cancer risk for U.S. women who harbor ... harbor inherited mutations in breast cancer predisposition genes. The findings of ... providers to better assess the risk of breast cancer in women ― many of whom have no ... no family history of breast cancer ― and provide more appropriate risk management

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Immunotherapy and breast cancer

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Clinic Q and A: Immunotherapy and breast cancer ... recently diagnosed with breast cancer. The doctor mentioned using immunotherapy ... traditionally heard about for treating cancer? ANSWER: Immunotherapy is a ... landscape for breast cancer. It also has been used in treating other cancers, including ... including lung cancer, melanoma and kidney cancer. While chemotherapy directly targets

Who is at high risk for breast cancer?

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Who is at high risk for breast cancer? ... diagnosed with breast cancer. For most women, a combination of factors can contribute ... be at high risk for developing breast cancer due to family history, genetic ... their risk for breast cancer," says Lauren Cornell, M.D., a breast medicine physician ... physician at the Jacoby Center for Breast Health at Mayo Clinic in Florida. "Regular

Sharing Mayo Clinic: Integrative health paves road to recovery for young breast cancer patient

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paves road to recovery for young breast cancer patient ... year to raise awareness for breast cancer, especially since Michelle is not ... Michelle found a lump on her right breast. She called her OB-GYN, and then underwent ... was diagnosed with breast cancer. "It's a very scary word, cancer," says Michelle ... referred to the Jacoby Center for Breast Health at Mayo Clinic for treatment

Consumer Health: Metastatic breast cancer

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Health: Metastatic breast cancer ... October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which ... more about metastatic breast cancer. Breast cancer will affect 1 in ... the American Cancer Society. After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common ... common cancer diagnosed in women in the U.S. Metastatic breast cancer is cancer