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Breast Cancer

Small book cover: Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer

Publisher: American Cancer Society
Number of pages: 111

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Breast cancer is a malignant tumor that starts from cells of the breast. A malignant tumor is a group of cancer cells that may grow into (invade) surrounding tissues or spread (metastasize) to distant areas of the body. This document refers only to breast cancer in women.

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