(redirected from breast cancer)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to breast cancer: Cervical cancer
References in periodicals archive ?
Third, representatives of breast cancer survivor advocacy organizations are integral members of the centers.
Today, millions of Americans proudly display pink ribbons on their cars, women's magazines devote entire sections to breast cancer coverage during October, and breast cancer research receives more government funding than any other cancer.
Women with many breast cancer risk factors don't always get the disease, while some women who have none of the known risk factors do.
Faccione and Dodd (1995) in their study on women's help-seeking narratives for breast cancer included not only women who had self-discovered symptoms but also women who had symptoms discovered through routine mammographies and breast examinations by physicians.
Sensitive to the ironies and inconsistencies of historical development, Olson advances the thesis that the high recent rates of breast cancer may be related to demographic and cultural trends, acting in tandem with the genetic and hormonal frameworks for women established over centuries of evolution.
Relative to never-users, current users of estrogen-only therapy had a risk of breast cancer that was increased by about one-third (relative risk, 1.
It's unclear why weight protects against breast cancer in younger women, at least in affluent countries like the U.
This means researchers have accurate statistics from a large sample from which to calculate exactly how many women suffered breast cancer, how many had abortions, and which ones had either or both.
What You Need To Know About Mammograms and Breast Cancer.
Each year, about 185,000 women in the United States get breast cancer and about 44,000 die from it.
By the mid 1990s many payers began to routinely provide coverage for ABMT for breast cancer, removing what was perceived as the principle hurdle to conducting clinical trials.

Full browser ?