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  1. Raising Cancer Awareness in Nigeria: Knowing the 8 Most Common Cancers

    Disease & Conditions Raising Cancer Awareness in Nigeria: Knowing the 8 Most Common Cancers

    Cancer, one of the leading causes of death worldwide, continues to be a significant health concern in Nigeria. Understanding the most prevalent types of cancer can empower individuals and communities to take proactive measures for prevention, early detection, and treatment. In this article, we...
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    General Health Breast Cancer Facts Doctors Might Not Tell You – WebMD Health
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    World China releases treatment guideline for advanced breast cancer – Premium Times News
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    Metro Nigerian lady urges women to perform regular self-examination as she marks three years since she was diagnosed with breast cancer – Linda Ikeji’s Blog Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    General Health 7 Life Lessons from Breast Cancer Survivors –

    Here, two inspiring survivors share life lessons following a life-changing diagnosis of breast cancer. After the rigors of breast cancer treatment, doctors may declare lucky patients “cancer free”—meaning that there’s no evidence of cancer..... Read more via
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    General Health Breast Cancer Is Killing Black Women – Essence

    Breast cancer is killing Black women at astronomical rates. This is not a sensationalized fact. Even though white women are diagnosed with breast cancer at higher rates, Black women’s death rates from breast cancer are higher. In fact, Black women are 40% more likely to die of breast cancer...
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    General Health 10 Breast Cancer Symptoms (Besides Lumps) That Everyone Should Know About – Glamour

    Lumps get all the attention. As they should: A new lump or mass is the most common symptom of breast cancer. But there are other explanations for lumpy breasts—and other breast cancer symptoms you should know about.... Read more via Glamour
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    World ‘Rare, but not impossible:’ Male breast cancer remains low, but mortality rates are much higher than women – HoustonChronicle

    In the name tag that dangles from his Louisiana State University lanyard, Jonathon Cummings’ photo shows him with a full head of hair resting comfortably at his shoulders.... Read more via HoustonChronicle – Get more World News
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    General Health 8 Breast Cancer Myths Debunked By Breast Surgeons – Romper

    "Breast cancer is not contagious," Young tells Romper. "You cannot get breast cancer from hanging out, hugging, or touching a patient with breast cancer." In fact, hanging out with someone who has breast cancer will probably make their day better and there is no risk of spreading cancer from...
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    General Health Men With Breast Cancer Have Lower Survival Rates, Says Study – AskMen

    Although male privilege is often widely discussed, there is one situation in which men are at a disadvantage—after facing a breast cancer diagnosis. While breast cancer remains a relatively rare disease as far as men are concerned — 1.21 men per 100,000 being diagnosed with breast cancer in...
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    General Health Common Sites for Breast Cancer – LIVESTRONG.COM

    Breast cancer can originate from the lobules of the breast. The tumor within the lobule can be considered benign, called lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS), or it can be aggressive and metastatic, called infiltrating lobular carcinoma. LCIS is not technically a cancer, since it does not spread...
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    General Health The Major Breast Cancer Risk Factor That Isn’t Being Talked About—But Should Be –

    Public health campaigns have warned us for years to kick tobacco to the curb. And with good reason: Up to 90% of lung cancer cases in the US are linked to smoking cigarettes. But there’s another habit tied to cancer that nobody talks about—one that happens regularly at the family dinner table...
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    General Health MIT AI tool can predict breast cancer up to 5 years early, works equally well for white and black patients – TechCrunch

    MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab has developed a new deep learning-based AI prediction model that can anticipate the development of breast cancer up to five years in advance. … Read more via TechCrunch
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    General Health IVF treatment increases risk of breast cancer, major study finds – The Telegraph

    IVF treatment increases the risk of going on to develop breast cancer, a new study suggests. Data from more than 626,000 women over 21 years found links indicating that women over 40 who undergo the treatment are 65 per cent more likely to develop the disease. The increased risk … Read more...
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    General Health If You Didn’t Know Alcohol Was A Risk Factor For Breast Cancer, You’re Not Alone – Bustle

    Many factors can increase a person’s chance of getting breast cancer. Some, like genetics, can’t be helped. Others, however, can be altered. Alcohol falls into the latter category. But a new study has found that the link between breast cancer and alcohol consumption needs to be made more...
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    General Health Unhealthy gut promotes spread of breast cancer, study finds – EurekAlert!

    An unhealthy, inflamed gut causes breast cancer to become much more invasive and spread more quickly to other parts of the body, new research from the University of Virginia Cancer Center suggests...... Read more via EurekAlert!
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    General Health Study: Genetic information can encourage women to accept preventive cancer treatment –

    CHICAGO — Studies show that the risk of breast cancer can be reduced by half through the use of a five-year course of tamoxifen or raloxifene, and also by aromatase inhibitors. Nevertheless, women at high risk of breast cancer have a low acceptance of preventive medicine. A new study by …...
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    General Health What Happens When Breast Cancer Spreads to the Brain – Verywell Health

    What happens if your breast cancer spreads to your brain? Sometimes, brain metastases are found when breast cancer is first diagnosed, but the majority of the time, brain metastases occur as a distant recurrence of an early-stage breast cancer that was treated in the past. What symptoms may...
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    General Health Breast cancer spreads through the body in just two or three waves – New Scientist

    Most people who die from cancer are killed by cells that have spread through their body, but we know relatively little about how they spread. Now a team has genetically sequenced the secondary tumours of 10 women who died from breast cancer, and found … Read more via New Scientist...