February 10, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

Breast Cancer Symptoms and Signs

At first, no breast cancer symptoms may be present Early breast cancers may not produce any symptoms. In fact, breast cancer may not cause signs and symptoms until the disease has progressed significantly, which is one reason why screening mammograms are essential. What are early symptoms of breast cancer? When

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February 10, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

What Causes Bone Cancer?

Medical Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, is a U.S. board-certified Anatomic Pathologist with subspecialty training in the fields of Experimental and Molecular Pathology. Dr. Stöppler’s educational background includes a BA with Highest Distinction from the University of Virginia and an MD from

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February 10, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

What Is Bone Cancer?

Is the bone tumor a metastasis or a primary bone cancer? Cancers can be discovered in bones in a number of different circumstances. When cancer is located in the bones, it is important to differentiate whether this cancer has spread from another site to the bones or whether the cancer

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February 10, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

Breast Cancer Detection

Breast Cancer Detection Medical Author: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, is a U.S. board-certified Anatomic Pathologist with subspecialty training in the fields of Experimental and Molecular Pathology. Dr. Stöppler’s educational background includes a BA with Highest Distinction from the University of Virginia and

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February 09, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

Many Women Skip Mammograms After False-Positive Result

Latest Cancer News THURSDAY, Feb. 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The trauma of receiving a false-positive result from a mammogram may lead many women to delay or skip their next screening, a new study finds. A false-positive result means that an aberration on a mammogram looks like it might be

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February 08, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

Too Few High-Risk Women Tested for Breast Cancer Gene: Survey

By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News TUESDAY, Feb. 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Though testing for two genes that raise breast cancer risk has been around for decades, a new survey finds many high-risk women don’t get the test, often because they aren’t told to by their doctors. Among

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