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According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer can be fatal if it is not detected early enough, does not respond well to treatment, or it has spread to other organs. A person's prognosis will often depend on the... More »

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Breast cancer symptoms include changes in the feel and appearance of the breasts or nipples and clear or bloody discharge, according to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. While abnormalities should be immediately exa... More »

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Symptoms of breast cancer include a thickening or lump in the breast area, nipple changes, nipple discharge, breast pain and breast skin changes such as dimpling or puckering, according to Susan G. Komen. The symptoms ar... More »

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The earliest written description of cancer dates to around 3000 B.C. when tumors of the breast were described in an ancient Egyptian surgical textbook. The tumors were removed using a tool known as a fire drill, accordin... More »

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There are several organs on the right side of the body, just under the breast, including the gallbladder, kidney, liver and the tip of the pancreas. Since organs are so varied in this area, it can be difficult ascertaini... More »

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When cancer spreads to the bone, one of the most likely sources is cancer that has already appeared in the breast, according to WebMD. Other cancers that commonly metastasize to the bones include kidney, thyroid, lung an... More »

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