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Category: Breast cancer

screening mammography

What is a Screening Mammogram?

Since our goal is disease prevention and early diagnosis, we talk about screenings a lot. This time, as we continue the topic of breast cancer prevention we will discuss what a screening mammogram is? Diagnostic or Screening Mammogram? So what is screening? According to Wikipedia, screening (“selection, sorting”) can mean – a system of primary…
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breast cancer risk factors

The main risk factors of breast cancer

1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer (BC) in their lifetime. More than 2 million new cases of this disease are diagnosed worldwide every year. There are of course breast cancer risk factors. What do you need to know to prevent illness? Is it possible to reduce your own risk of developing breast cancer?…
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What is Nun’s Disease?

Do you know what nun’s disease is? In ХVII century, a European empress, having learned her diagnosis, wrote in her diary: – Doctors are mistaken about the diagnosis, I cannot have nuns’ disease. I have a husband and children. So what is this nun’s disease? The term became popular hundreds of years ago due to…
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