Where does breast cancer first start?

Answer Breast cancer can start in any cells of the breast, but it most commonly begins in the milk glands or ducts. Cancer cells can then travel through the lymphatic system and move to other parts of the... 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.

When did breast cancer awareness month start?

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is ordinarily observed in October. Although related events and educational campaign efforts are especially visible at this time, breast cancer awareness resources are ... Read More »

At what age should women start getting mammograms when their mother has had breast cancer before 50?

This is an issue you should talk to your doctor about. I was just reading about a congresswoman who has introduced a bill to promote education of younger women from the age of 15 to 45 about brea... Read More »