Cancer

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Breast Cancer Men

Breast Cancer in Men – Causes, Signs and symptoms

Also called: Breast Cancer in Males Summary Breast cancer in men is rare, accounting for less than 1 percent of all breast cancer diagnoses.  Each year, an estimated 2,000 new cases of male breast cancer are reported, as well as 450 deaths from the disease, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). Risk factors that …

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Breast cancer

Breast Cancer – Causes, Signs and symptoms

Also called: Inflammatory Breast Cancer, Medullary Carcinoma Summary Breast cancer is a growth of abnormal cells within the breast. Breast cancer is not a single disease but rather a group of diseases that can develop in the ducts (which carry milk to the nipple), the lobules (milk producing areas) or other parts of the breast. After non-melanoma skin cancer,  breast …

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Neuroblastoma

Neuroblastoma

Summary Neuroblastoma is a rare cancerous tumor that grows from immature nerve cells usually in the abdominal area. It is most common in infants and children, but can also occur in adults. This cancer usually grows in cells of the nervous system but also may grow in the cells of the adrenal glands, which produce and release adrenaline and …

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CNS

CNS Lymphoma – Causes, Signs and symptoms

Also called: Secondary Central Nervous System Lymphoma, Diffuse Histiocytic Lymphoma, CNS Lymphoma, CNSL, Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma, Reticulum Cell Sarcoma Summary Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphoid tissue, which is part of the lymphatic system. As a major component of the immune system, the lymphatic system manufactures lymphocytes (a type of white blood cells). …

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brain tumor

Brain Tumors – Causes, Signs and symptoms

Also called: Neurocytomas, Craniopharyngiomas, Primary Brain Tumors, Ganglioneuromas, Germinomas, Astrocytomas, Meningiomas, Glioblastomas Summary A brain tumor is a growth of abnormal cells or normal cells in an inappropriate place in the brain. A primary brain tumor is one that starts in the brain, rather than cancer in another part of the body that has spread to …

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