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Breast cancer is a malignant tumor that forms in the cells of the breast. Although mostly found in women, men can get breast cancer too. There are a number of symptoms associated with breast cancer, but the first noticeable symptom is often a lump or area of thickened breast tissue. A lump in the breast does not necessarily mean you have cancer - most breast lumps are not cancerous. However, it is always best to have them checked by your doctor. Treatment for breast cancer may include surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, hormone therapy, targeted therapy or bone-directed therapy.
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What causes dark nipples?

April 3, 2018 - 12:00
A person's nipples can change color at different times in their life. There are many different reasons why this might happen, most of which are harmless, hormone-related, and linked to pregnancy or menstruation. This article explains more about these causes of dark nipples, plus when someone might need to see a doctor.

New drug attacks cancer-causing genes

March 31, 2018 - 07:00
A new drug that targets cancer-causing genes may help to improve cancer survival rates. Researchers also hope that it might halt obesity-related cancers.

Cancer: How a novel gel could halt its return

March 23, 2018 - 15:00
Researchers have developed a drug-infused hydrogel that has the potential to stop cancer recurrence and metastasis after the surgical removal of a tumor.

Breast cancer: Obesity may hinder some treatments

March 19, 2018 - 14:00
Obesity, which is linked to lower survival in many cancers, may be why drugs that inhibit growth of blood vessels that feed cancer don't work, says study.

What are these white spots on my nipples?

March 17, 2018 - 10:00
Learn about different causes of white spots on the nipples, including those linked with breast-feeding. We also look at other symptoms and treatments.