Medical News Summary: Breast cancer has best outcome if detected early


About: Breast cancer has best outcome if detected early
Date: 31 October 2004
Source: Empire Tribune
Author: Karon Moore
Medical News Summary (summary of medical news story as reported by Empire Tribune): Breast cancer is the second leading cause of deaths amongst US women aged 40 to 55. Risk factors are age, family history, hormonal factors and history of benign breast cancers. Early detection provides the best prognosis. Detection can be done through breast self-examination, clinical breast examination and mammograms.
Related Disease Topics: Breast cancer, Breast lumps, Benign breast cancer

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