What are breast cancer tumor markers?

Answer Tumor markers are proteins or other substances in the body that help reveal the presence of certain forms of cancer. Markers for breast cancer may help in diagnosis of the disease, as well as deter... Read More »

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Why is it we have breast cancer awareness pins to wear and show support...breast cancer walks?

Typically, it's the big fish that makes the biggest splash.While watching the Oscars, they honoured Jerry Lewis and they said he was responsible for raising $2 billion for MS.$2 billion bucks and I... Read More »

My paternal grandmother died of breast cancer. Does that increase my chances of developing breast cancer?

Breast cancer is common enough that having a grandparent who contracted the disease does not necessarily mean that you have any predisposition to it yourself. Just be vigilant, and you'll be fine.

Is removing a breast tumor operation dangerous?

All surgery has risks. Removing a tumor is not dangerous.I had the whole breast removed. I did well with the mastectomy

Wait six months for biopsy after tumor found in breast?

It's the old Wait and See what happens approach . . happens during cancer treatment too . .and is fine if you happen to have a slow growing tumor. But if the cancer is aggressive and fast than wait... Read More »