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Anatomy of the Breasts

Normal Breast Development

Breast Health: Three-Step Plan for Preventive Care

Common Breast Conditions

Breast Cancer

About Breast Cancer in Men

Routine care is the best way to keep you and your breasts healthy. Although detecting breast cancer at its earliest stages is the main goal of routine breast care, other benign conditions, such as fibrocystic breasts or cysts, are often discovered during routine care.

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Breast cancer is among the most common cancers affecting women in the United States.

The chances of surviving breast cancer are much greater when it is found early than when it is found at a later stage.

If you are diagnosed with breast cancer, the most important thing for you to remember is that it is not a hopeless condition. Early detection and modern therapy with a combination of surgery, radiation, drugs, or hormones can help many patients.


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